Pedestrian Killed by Freight Train

On Thursday night, a 20-year-old woman was struck and killed by a freight train in Carlsbad. According to Fox Channel Five News, the incident happened near Avenida Encinas and Palomar Airport Road, sometime around 10:30 p.m. Witness reports indicate that she was walking near the tracks prior to being struck. She was struck by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Train that was heading south.

Sheriff’s Deputy Jeffery Houser told Fox Channel Five News that she died on the scene. Her name wasn’t released. Because this terrible incident is still under investigation, authorities are asking anybody with information on what happened to call the Sheriff’s Department at 858-565-5200. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. sends their deepest condolences to the family members and friends of the victim.

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