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Pedestrian killed by Amtrak train in northern San Diego County

May 5, 2012 |  9:51 am

A 51-year-old man was struck and killed Friday night by an Amtrak train in Encinitas in northern San Diego County, the county medical examiner said.

Douglas Gregory Burns, who lived in a nearby trailer park, had "left his friends after consuming alcohol" and was hit by the train an hour later, at about 10:30 p.m., officials said.


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