Metrolink trains sit at platforms at Los Angeles Union Station. Photo by John Schreiber.

A Metrolink train struck and killed a pedestrian Thursday in the Atwater Village area.

Metrolink train No. 112 was en route from Ventura County to Los Angeles when the accident occurred in the 3000 block of Casitas Avenue about 11:50 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The pedestrian died at the scene. Her name and age were not immediately released.

No injuries were reported on the train, which stopped at the scene.

Tracks were closed between Union Station and Glendale while an investigation was conducted, and buses were sent to assist rail passengers, according to Metrolink.

–City News Service

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