Pedestrian struck and killed by Metrolink train in East L.A.

A pedestrian was hit and killed Monday night at a non-pedestrian area in East Los Angeles by a Metrolink train heading to San Bernardino.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Metrolink’s Line 334 stopped west of Cal State L.A. about 9:15 p.m. after it struck a person on the tracks near the Whiteside Street and North Bonnie Beach Place area, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Metrolink said on its Twitter account that trains on two additional San Bernardino lines were delayed because of the incident.



4/18, 8:42 a.m.: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified the area where the pedestrian was hit as a Metrolink crossing.


No other information on the victim was immediately available. No one on the train was injured.

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