Commuter train kills pedestrian in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A commuter train struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday morning in Los Angeles.

The victim, a man approximately 50 years old, died at the scene, said Fire Department spokesman Ron Myers.

None of the approximately 70 passengers on the train were injured, Myers said.

The man was struck about 9:20 a.m. as the train was traveling south on the Antelope Valley line through the northern San Fernando Valley.

The fatality comes less than two weeks after a Metrolink train slammed head-on into a freight train in suburban Chatsworth, killing 25 people and injuring more than 130 others.