A Metrolink train struck a pedestrian on the tracks, killing the woman and causing some delays for commuters in Anaheim.
The woman was hit by the train about 8:45 a.m. near Sycamore Street, according to Metrolink spokesman Michael Atchue.
Police were called at 8:52 a.m. to respond to the collision between Broadway and Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim police Sgt. Daron Wyatt said.
The train was going about 70 mph, and the collision happened away from crosswalks in a non-pedestrian area, Atchue said.
Witnesses told police the woman stood on the tracks and waited for the train, Wyatt said. Investigators were working to identify the victim, he added.
To accommodate stopped train passengers, Metrolink provided bus service to commuters headed for Los Angeles. The agency also rerouted another train headed to Los Angeles.
“We don’t have any other service until noon so no other trains are affected at this time,” Atchue said. “The plan is to open up one of the tracks and go by (the accident scene) at minimal speeds, so there will be delays but nothing major.”
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