File photo by John Schreiber.
File photo by John Schreiber.

A woman walking along railroad tracks in La Verne was fatally struck by a Metrolink train Wednesday.

The Los Angeles-bound train, No. 329, was operating on the San Bernardino line at about 4:20 p.m. when it struck the victim in the area of San Dimas Canyon Road, officials said.

The woman was confirmed dead at the scene by La Verne Fire Department paramedics, according to La Verne police, who were investigating the fatality.

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office was notified and will work to positively identify the woman.

Anyone who witnessed the victim being struck was urged to call La Verne police at (909) 596-1913.

–City News Service

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