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Man Struck, Killed By Passenger Train In Santa Barbara County

Investigators say a man is dead after being hit by a passenger train in Santa Barbara County.

The man was walking on the railroad tracks near Eucalyptus Lane at Miramar Avenue in Montecito just after 10 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a northbound Amtrak train. Crew members say they activated the train’s horn and whistles, but the man didn’t respond.

The train was unable to stop before hitting the man. His name hasn’t been released yet.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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