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1 Person Fatally Struck by Freight Train

Details are still developing in the incident reported early Thursday.

A man was struck by a freight train and killed Thursday morning in Pacoima.

The victim was struck around 12:55 a.m. by a Union Pacific train in the area of 11341 N. San Fernando Road, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The victim was a man around 30 years old, said a desk officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division, which was investigating the fatality.

Editor's Note: City News Service initially reported that the accident happened in Sun Valley.

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