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Apr 5, 2014 5:25 PM by Associated Press

Pedestrian fatally hit by commuter train in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed by a commuter train.

Coroner's Lt. David Smith tells City News Service the pedestrian was identified as 24-year-old Ismael Viramontes.

Authorities say Viramontes was crossing the tracks Friday night when he was hit by a Metrolink train. He died at the scene.

Passengers on the eastbound train were not hurt. Service was delayed as authorities investigated the accident.

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