PASO ROBLES – This afternoon, around 4:30 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received a call regarding a pedestrian who was struck by an Amtrak train near the 3400 Block of Riverside Ave. Officers from the Paso Robles Police Department and paramedics from the Paso Robles Emergency Services arrived on scene and located a single victim under the train. The female victim was declared deceased on scene.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking southbound on the tracks when she was struck by a northbound Amtrak train headed to Seattle from Los Angeles.
The Paso Robles Police Department and the SLO County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident.
This is an ongoing investigation, and the Paso Robles Police Department is requesting anyone with any information to call the PRPD at (805) 237-6464.