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Metrolink train fatally strikes pedestrian

October 14, 2011 |  7:00 am

Photo: The scene of the Metrolink fatality in Rancho Cucamonga. Credit: KTLA-TV
A person was struck and killed by a Metrolink train early Friday morning west of the Rancho Cucamonga station, officials said.

Train 301 was headed westbound from San Bernardino when it hit the person at Hellman Avenue about 4:35 a.m. No details on the victim were available.

The accident occurred in an area where pedestrians usually do not cross, said Metrolink spokeswoman Sherita Coffelt.

None of the 190 passengers on the train were injured. They were being moved out of the area on buses.

Coffelt said morning commuters could expect major delays.


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Photo: The scene of the Metrolink fatality near the Rancho Cucamonga station. Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5