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Metrolink train hits, kills pedestrian in Van Nuys

March 15, 2012 | 11:45 am

Metrolink strikes pedestrian in Van Nuys
A Metrolink train struck and killed a person in Van Nuys on Thursday morning, authorities said.

Los Angeles firefighters responded to the scene near 8100 N. Woodley Ave. just after 9:15 a.m.

Metrolink officials said train 110 on the Ventura line struck a person west of the Van Nuys station. Buses were called to assist travelers on that line.


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Photo: Trains are shown in a 2011 file photo at Union Station; a Metrolink train struck and killed someone in Van Nuys on Thursday morning. Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times