Pedestrian struck and killed by Capitol Corridor train in Pinole

PINOLE (KRON)–A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Capitol Corridor train in Pinole Thursday morning, according to Amtrak and the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.

The accident happened near Tennett Avenue and Railroad Avenue and involved Train No. 520, which runs from Oakland’s Jack London Square to Sacramento, Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said.

The collision was first reported around 6:00 a.m.

No injuries were reported among the 57 people on board the train.

The passengers are being transferred to train No. 522, which runs along the same route, Magliari said.

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