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