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Two Pedestrians Fatally Struck by Train in Van Nuys Incident

Car accident in Los Angeles

In a tragic incident on Sunday night, two individuals, a man and a woman estimated to be around 35 years old, were fatally struck by an Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train in Van Nuys, resulting in their deaths.

The collision occurred at approximately 9:29 p.m. east of 7600 Woodman Avenue, as reported by Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Authorities pronounced both victims dead at the scene of the accident. There were no reports of any other injuries related to this incident, and all passengers as well as crew members on board the train were unharmed and did not require any medical attention.

The train involved in the collision was temporarily halted at the location of the crash as investigations commenced. Officials took measures to understand the circumstances leading to the fateful event.

While the identities of the deceased have not yet been disclosed, the incident raises concerns about pedestrian safety in proximity to train tracks and the importance of adhering to all safety regulations and signage.

As the investigation unfolds, further details are expected to be released to the public. The Amtrak officials and local authorities are working together to provide support and information to those affected by the incident.

Source: LA Daily News