07.06.2022 | 11:32 PM | SANTA ANA – A pedestrian died after being struck by a train, late Wednesday night.
The pedestrian was struck by an Amtrak Surfliner train on the railroad tracks between Grand and Chestnut avenues around 11:32 PM.
When authorities arrived they located the pedestrian, who has yet to be identified, deceased on the railroad tracks along with the involved Amtrak train stopped nearby.
It was unclear why the pedestrian was on the railroad tracks although the area is known to be frequented by transients.
The Amtrak train involved in the crash appeared to be traveling northbound to Los Angeles.
Both train and vehicle traffic in the area of the collision was expected to remain stopped for hours while authorities investigated.