LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man was struck and killed in the West Adams District in South Los Angeles.
The fatal collision happened at the intersection of Farmdale Avenue and Exposition Boulevard just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: LAPD Officers Shoot Person Suspected In Reported Assault In Pico-Union
The LAPD said the man had fallen backward onto the track and was struck by the train, which had been headed to downtown Los Angeles. The train did not stop because the operator was unaware there was a collision, police said.READ MORE: Newsom: California Employees, Healthcare Workers Must Show Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination Or Test Weekly
A second train spotted the body on the tracks and stopped.MORE NEWS: Woman Killed, Man Injured In Huntington Beach Hit-And-Run; Suspect Arrested
Police are still investigating why the man was on the tracks.