Pedestrian killed by commuter train in Watts
A woman was killed after being hit by a Metro Blue Line train in Watts on Tuesday morning, officials said.
The 40-year-old Latino woman walking eastbound in the 1600 block of 103rd St. was struck just after 6 a.m. by a southbound train entering the 103rd Street Blue Line station, MTA spokesman Jose Ubaldo said.
The victim was pronounced dead as paramedics transported her to a local hospital, Ubaldo said.
The accident is under investigation. The rail line resumed normal operations around 7 a.m., officials said.
-- Nate Jackson