Coaster train at Poinsettia Station
A Coaster train at Poinsettia Station in Carlsbad. Courtesy SANDAG

 A Coaster train struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday near Oceanside Harbor, authorities said.

The rail fatality at a grade crossing on Surfrider Way in Oceanside occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m., according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Transit Enforcement Unit.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, died at the scene, Deputy James Steinmeyer said.

–City News Service