Train tracks
Train tracks south of Carlsbad. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

An Amtrak train fatally struck a pedestrian near a Carlsbad transit depot Friday.

The fatality occurred about 9:15 a.m. just north of Carlsbad Village Station, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, succumbed to his injuries at the scene, Deputy Christopher Campbell said.

Updated at 3:31 p.m. Feb. 18, 2022

–City News Service, Inc.