A Metrolink train struck and killed a man Friday night in Santa Clarita.
The deadly collision was reported just about 7 p.m. in the area of Drayton Street and Railroad Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The victim -- reported by the sheriff's department to be a man -- was pronounced dead at the scene, a fire department dispatcher said.
The train was No. 221 bound for Lancaster on the Antelope Valley Line, according to Metrolink.
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Tracks were closed between Newhall and Santa Clarita and alternative transportation was being sought for affected passengers, Metrolink reported.