VISTA, Calif. – A pedestrian died Thursday after being struck by a westbound Sprinter train in Vista, authorities said.
The crash happened about 7:20 a.m. on the tracks near the intersection of Main Street and South Santa Fe Avenue, San Diego County sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Eikermann said in a news release. In a tweet, the agency encouraged residents to avoid the area for “several hours” as deputies investigated.
The victim’s manner of death is slated to be determined by the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, Eikermann said.
Few other details were available about the crash.