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Man struck, killed by Metrolink train

December 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
A man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Wednesday.Police say he ran into the path of the train and lay down on the tracks near the Northridge station just before 2 p.m.

The engineer on Metrolink Ventura County Line train 109 told police he was unable to stop in time.

The man, who was believed to be between 30 and 40 years old, died at the scene.

None of the train passengers were injured.

CNS contributed to this report.