A man was fatally struck Sunday in an apparent suicide by a southbound Amtrak train in Santa Ana.
The crash happened near the Lyons Street crossing in Santa Ana between Orange and Tustin about 3:50 p.m., according to Metrolink spokesman Paul Gonzales.
“At this point in the investigation, it appears to be a suicide,” said Santa Ana police spokesman Anthony Bertagna.
The man’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin. His age has not yet been released.
Amtrak train 580 was stopped at the scene and Metrolink arranged for buses to remove the passengers from the train. No one on it was injured, Gonzales said.
Riders on Amtrak train 858, which was northbound when the crash happened, can redeem an Uber voucher for a ride worth up to $50 at metrolinktrains.com/ubervouchers. Train 858 was being held at the Tustin station while the investigation continued, Gonzales said.
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