Example of Metrolink train, not the one in the story. MyNewsLA.com photo by John Schreiber.

A Metrolink train carrying passengers from Ventura County to downtown for Los Angeles struck and fatally injured a pedestrian Thursday in Northridge.

The VC Line 102 train struck the person about 6:40 a.m. near the 8600 block of Lindley Avenue, according to Metrolink and the Los Angeles Police Department.

Information was not immediately available on the identity of the fatally injured person. There was no word from officials about why the pedestrian was on the tracks.

The tracks were closed between Northridge and Van Nuys for the investigation. The VC Line 102 train to Los Angeles was canceled and buses were being arranged for the passengers.

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