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Pedestrian fatally struck by trolley in National City

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NATIONAL CITY (CNS/CBS 8) - A trolley struck and killed a pedestrian in a South Bay commercial district Tuesday.

The man ran into the path of the light-rail tram near the intersection of Civic Center Drive and Wilson Avenue in National City about 3:30 p.m., a police dispatcher said. The victim, whose name was withheld pending family notification, died at the scene.

According to a Chopper 8 live report, the trolley was traveling at about 35 miles per hour when the man was struck.

Transit personnel bused trolley riders around the area while authorities investigated the rail fatality. Trolley service was expected to resume at about 6 p.m.

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