Sunday, April 27, 2014
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man has been fatally struck by an Amtrak train while crossing the tracks near San Diego's Old Town.
Sheriff's authorities say the 24-year-old man died at the scene Saturday afternoon.
Witnesses told investigators the man may have been wearing headphones and manipulating his hand-held device when he was hit.
Amtrak service in the area was temporarily suspended and streets in the area were temporarily closed as deputies investigated the accident.