Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Train on Taylor Street in Old Town
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 14, 2019) – A man was fatally struck by a train Thursday morning in Old Town, San Diego.
The fatal incident happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Taylor Street.
According to sheriff’s officials, the man tried to run cross the train tracks while the crossing bells and warning signal were activated. An Amtrak train heading southbound then struck him.
As a result, the unidentified man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Due to the fatality, Coaster passenger-train service was delayed until further notice, North County Transit District advised. The agency sent buses to its Sorrento Valley Station to help affected commuters reach their destinations.
Additionally, San Diego police closed Taylor Street from Congress Street to Pacific Highway to provide full access for investigators and emergency personnel.
During this time of tragedy, we would like to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
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