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Man Injured When Hit by Train in Encinitas

Encinitas CA– On Saturday, July 19, 2014, at about 4:48 PM, Deputies from the Encinitas Sheriff Station responded to a report of a male adult pedestrian being struck by a north bound Amtrak train. The pedestrian was found responsive by emergency personnel.

The male sustained injury to his right arm and was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. Witnesses say the victim was attempting to cross the tracks along the 1400 block of North Vulcan Avenue. He lost his footing, stumbled and fell as the train approached.

Deputies from the Encinitas Sheriff’s Station Rail Enforcement Unit are handling the investigation. If anyone has information concerning this incident please contact Deputy Ed Macken or the Encinitas Sheriff’s Station at 760-966-3500.