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A man was rushed to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a train on a stretch of rails near the Oceanside Pier, authorities reported.

The train hit the pedestrian off the 200 block of Mission Avenue about 2:40 p.m., according to sheriff’s officials.

It was not immediately clear how seriously the unidentified man was injured, Lt. William Amavisca said.

— City News Service