Updated Tuesday 1 p.m.
A person was killed after being struck by a train Tuesday morning just south of Carlsbad Village Drive in Carlsbad.
The person, who may have been hit around 2:15 a.m., was discovered at 5:45 a.m. off the 300 block of Pine Avenue in Carlsbad.
According to a San Diego Sheriff news release, deputies arrived on scene and found a white male adult who had been struck by a northbound Pacific Sun freight train.
The male had succumbed to his injuries, the release stated.
Currently the male's identity is unknown and the cause of death is being investigated by the Medical Examiner's Office.