SAN DIEGO, CA – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Coaster train in the Middletown neighborhood on Saturday morning, according to information from FOX 5 San Diego.
The crash happened near Sassafras Street at around 9:30 a.m., as a pedestrian was struck by a northbound Coaster train in what was described as a restricted area of the track.
The victim, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities continue to investigate the crash at this time. Those with information about the crash are asked to contact the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office at 858-565-5200.
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