Train kills pedestrian near state beach

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ambulanceAccidentTORREY PINES, Calif. — Authorities Tuesday were trying to identify a pedestrian who died after being hit by a southbound freight train in Torrey Pines.

The person was hit south of the Torrey Pines Bridge around 8:40 p.m. Monday, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Deputy D. Patterson.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, the deputy said in a statement.