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Second Train Fatality in Carlsbad in Five Days

A woman was struck and killed at on Carlsbad Village Drive around 9:40 p.m. Monday.

Second Train Fatality in Carlsbad in Five Days

The county coroner's office is working to identify a woman fatally struck by a southbound Amtrak train in Carlsbad.

The woman was struck on the tracks near the 300 block of Carlsbad Village Drive about 9:40 p.m. Monday , according to San Diego County sheriff's Deputy Ed Macken.

She died at the scene, the deputy said in a statement.

This is the second train fatality in Carlsbad in one week. Oct. 11, authorities said a male died in an apparant suicide. More on that incident can be found here: Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Train in Carlsbad

–City News Service contributed to this report

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