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Pedestrian dies after being struck by Metro train near downtown L.A.

A train stopped on tracks surrounded by first responders and emergency vehicles
First responders at the scene where a pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metro train near East 24th Street and Long Beach Avenue on Thursday morning.
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A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Metro A Line train Thursday morning near downtown, causing major delays in commuter service, authorities said.

The unidentified pedestrian was hit by the train about 7:40 a.m. near East 24th Street and Long Beach Avenue in the Central-Alameda neighborhood, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Metro alerted riders to expect significant delays north of the A Line’s Washington Station, just south of the 10 Freeway, due to the incident.

The Los Angeles Police Department did not have any additional information on the incident.

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