An unidentified adult male is dead after a collision with a Metrolink train in San Clemente on Thursday, Nov. 12, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD).
OCSD Spokesperson Carrie Braun said authorities were notified at approximately 8:40 p.m. last Thursday of a train versus pedestrian collision.
The incident, according to Sgt. Dennis Breckner, occurred on the train tracks about 500 yards south of Calafia State Beach.
The man, whose identity has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Braun.
As of Monday, Nov. 16, authorities were conducting an investigation into the incident and looking into why the decedent was on the tracks, Braun said.
This is a developing story. This story has been updated to include a more precise location of where the incident occurred.