Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Northwest Bakersfield


An Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon.

The collision happened several yards north of the undercrossing at Rosedale Highway and Jewetta Avenue just before 3 p.m. 

Amtrak officials said train 712 was headed into Bakersfield from Oakland. No injuries were reported for any of the 172 passengers or crew members on the train.

Amtrak service for the 712 train is delayed indefinitely for the investigation.

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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