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Pedestrian Killed by Train in Carlsbad

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, died at the scene.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

A passenger train struck and killed a pedestrian near Ponto Beach on Tuesday afternoon.

The Amtrak locomotive hit the person on a stretch of rails near Poinsettia Lane and Isthmus Drive in Carlsbad about 1:20 p.m., sheriff's Lt. Jason Vickery said.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately available, died at the scene, the lieutenant said.

—City News Service


usmcboi March 09, 2014 at 07:07 PM
2 or three a month not a bad record can we get 4?
glenn bernard March 10, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Steve, you are lucky to be such a sound sleeper. Sometimes, there are 3 trains per evening complying with Government regs during the wee small hours of the morning. There are so many absurdities that we tolerate from Big Brother. When is the last time that you purchased a smart phone? It was probably priced at about $200, the sales tax for which should be about $19. But the state Government wants to pretend that we spent $600, so they require us to pay about $60. If we had the Boston Tea Party (from the 1770's) people living today, as opposed to today's jibber-jabber Tea Partiers, the state capitol would have burned down many years ago. Collectively, we are wimps.
usmcboi March 10, 2014 at 12:44 PM
Seems like going somewhere then you state an obvious. The wimpy part isnt going to change anytime soon took decades to craft that.
usmcboi March 10, 2014 at 01:26 PM
I slept with explosions going off so that just wouldnt bother me and I dont really hear them here only the waves licking the shoreline.
glenn bernard March 10, 2014 at 06:15 PM
Semper Fi, Brother.

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