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Pedestrian hit, killed by Metrolink train in East LA

Authorities at the scene where a pedestrian was hit and killed by a Metrolink train in East L.A. on Friday, April 4, 2014.

April 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM PDT
Investigators are looking into the death of pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Metrolink train in East Los Angeles.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Friday about 1 mile west of the Cal State L.A. station. Service on the line was interrupted for four hours.

The pedestrian was identified as Ismael Viramontes, 24, of Los Angeles. He appears to have been crossing the tracks alone, investigators said.

CNS contributed to this report.