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Amtrak train kills pedestrian in Northridge

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by an Amtrak train at a grade crossing in the 9000 block of Corbin Avenue in Northridge on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

May 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A pedestrian was killed after being struck by an Amtrak train at a grade crossing in Northridge.

The incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday in the 9000 block of Corbin Avenue.

Officials did not know why the pedestrian was on the tracks. It was unclear if the death was an accident or suicide.

No other injuries have been reported.