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Pedestrian Found Dead Under Metro Blue Train in South LA

Service on the Metro Blue Line was temporarily suspended Thursday morning after a fatal collision involving a train and a pedestrian in South Los Angeles, officials said.

The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. in the 4100 block of South Long Beach Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The unidentified pedestrian was found dead under the train, LAFD said. It is unknown what led up to the collision.

Metro Blue Line trains resumed normal service around 10:26 a.m. after it was suspended between Vernon Avenue and Washington Boulevard stations during the investigation, Metro said.

Bus shuttles that were transporting passengers were also cancelled after the scene was cleared.

Metro said passengers could expect delays through 11:30 a.m.

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