Man hit by train in Carlsbad expected to survive

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CARLSBAD, Calif. – A man was hit by a train Sunday evening in Carlsbad but was suspected to survive, according to authorities.

The crash, involving the Pacific Surfliner train, took place about 6 p.m., near the Carlsbad Village Station on State Street, the sheriff’s department reported.

The train was traveling about 87 miles per hour when the man was seen standing near the tracks.

The unidentified victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s department official said. There’s no word yet on how the person ended up being hit by the train.

No other injuries were reported. The train bound for Los Angeles was delayed for 90 minutes.