An Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian on tracks just north of Oceanside late Sunday morning.
It happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. north of Oceanside Harbor Drive on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, according to Oceanside Police, who were the first to respond to the crash but turned the incident over to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff’s deputies were not immediately able to provide identifying information on the victim.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner tweeted soon after the crash that tracks were shut down in the area while law enforcement investigated the death, and to expect lengthy delays to affect at least six trains between Los Angeles and San Diego.
About an hour and a half later, around noon, Pacific Surfliner tweeted that tracks were being reopened but delays were expected to continue while service returned to normal.
— City News Service
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