LA coroner

The Los Angeles Coroner’s Office Tuesday released the the name of a young woman killed by a Metrolink train on the Antelope Valley line in Palmdale.

She was 18-year-old Kimberly Gutierrez of Norwalk, said coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz.

The woman was struck by a northbound train south of Avenue S and Sierra Highway about 4:15 p.m. Sunday, said Lt. Lester Trull of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Transportation Services Bureau. Metrolink service was stopped through the area while an investigation was conducted, he said.

Why the woman was on the track has not been reported.

—City News Service

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