- Associated Press - Sunday, April 27, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man has been fatally struck by an Amtrak train while crossing the tracks near San Diego’s Old Town.

Sheriff’s authorities say the 24-year-old man died at the scene Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses told investigators the man may have been wearing headphones and manipulating his hand-held device when he was hit.

Amtrak service in the area was temporarily suspended and streets in the area were temporarily closed as deputies investigated the accident.

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