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Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Sprinter Train in Vista


A North County Transit District Sprinter at a road crossing. Photo by Chris Stone

A 60-year-old man was struck and injured by a Sprinter train in Vista on Friday evening.

Sprinter Train 4012 was traveling at approximately 30-35 mph westbound from the North County Transit District‘s Buena Creek Transit Station at 8:21 p.m. when it struck the pedestrian, said Deputy Jason Burk of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was taken to Palomar Medical Center for treatment.

Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the sheriff’s non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.

City News Service contributed to this article.


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