April 23, 2024
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passes by Carlsbad. Photograph through Wikimedia Commons

A person was fatally struck by an Amtrak practice in Carlsbad Monday.

The collision occurred about 12:30 p.m. close to the Carlsbad Village Station, the place sheriff’s officers say the sufferer was hit by a southbound practice. Paramedics attended to the person, however he died on the scene.

The fatality prompted delays to a number of passenger trains working between San Diego and Los Angeles.

It additionally marked the fourth time somebody has been struck and killed by a practice within the county over the past a number of days.

On Thursday, Jan. 11, one man was struck by a Coaster practice in Sorrento Valley and about 5 hours later, one other man was hit by a Coaster practice close to the intersection of Pacific Freeway and Sassafras Avenue close to downtown. On Saturday night time, a person was fatally struck by a BNSF freight practice in Encinitas.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.