MONROVIA (CBSLA) – A child and an adult were struck and killed by a Metro Gold Line train in Monrovia Wednesday morning.
The collision occurred before 9 a.m. at a train crossing near the intersection of California Avenue and Duarte Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: Thousands Attend Procession Carrying Remains Of 20-Year-Old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Killed In Kabul, To Riverside Mortuary
A Gold Line train traveling northbound struck the two. Both died at the scene. Their names were not immediately released.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
Gold Line service was shut down between the Monrovia and Duarte Stations. Buses were shuttling passengers between the two.MORE NEWS: Stars Show Out To Celebrate Emmy Nominations Ahead Of Big Show
Drivers were asked to avoid the area. Monrovia police are investigating.