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Man struck and killed by Amtrak in Pacific Beach

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PACIFIC BEACH (CNS) - A northbound Amtrak train struck and killed a man Saturday. 

Witnesses interviewed by police said that the unidentified male was lying next to the tracks when the train hit him around the 259.9 mile post marker near Damon Avenue and Santa Fe Street.

The train carried 70 passengers and was unable to stop the collision despite using the emergency brake. Police said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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