Pedestrian Killed By Metrolink Train In East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in East Los Angeles Monday evening.

The pedestrian was struck about 9 p.m. in the area of Whiteside Street and Bonnie Beach Place, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Metrolink reported that the victim was struck by train 334 on the San Bernardino Line. The crash shut down the tracks at Cal State L.A. station. Several trains on the San Bernardino Line were delayed or cancelled. As of 11:20 p.m., the tracks were still closed.

The victim, whose age and gender were not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene, a dispatcher said.

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