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

A Metrolink train struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday in the Van Nuys area.

Paramedics sent to the 8000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard about 6:40 a.m. pronounced the man, in his 50s, dead at the scene. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

No one was hurt on Metrolink train 102, which was headed to Los Angeles From Ventura County at the time, according to Metrolink.

The circumstances of the death were being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department.

–City News Service

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