PACOIMA ( — A bicyclist was killed Friday afternoon when a Metrolink train struck him as he attempted to cross the tracks, police said.

The victim was riding his bicycle westbound on Van Nuys Boulevard near San Fernando Road around 3:50 p.m. when he entered the grade crossing, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Red lights were flashing and the arms of the crossing were down at the time, police said. Witnesses reported hearing the train honking as it approached the crossing.

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The victim, a 30-year-old Hispanic male, died at the scene. His identity has not been released pending family notification.

The passenger train was traveling to Union Station from the San Fernando / Sylmar Metrolink Station, police said. None of the 58 passengers aboard the southbound train were injured.

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The investigation is ongoing.