OCEANSIDE–A female pedestrian died after she was struck by a southbound Amtrak train in Oceanside, a Sheriff’s deputy spokesman said Wednesday.
Deputies from the Sheriff’s Department Transit Enforcement Unit responded to a report of a train collision with a pedestrian just north of the Cassidy Street grade crossing. According to witnesses, southbound Amtrak Train #790 struck a female pedestrian who was seen lying across the tracks at that location.
Witnesses said the female did not respond to the train’s horn warnings prior to being struck by the train.
The Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit is handling the investigation.