Freight train kills pedestrian south of downtown L.A., officials say

Freight train kills pedestrian south of downtown L.A., officials say

A pedestrian was killed by a freight train south of downtown Los Angeles on Monday night.

The crash was reported at 7:46 p.m. in the 2100 block of South Santa Fe Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A Union Pacific train struck and killed a pedestrian whose age and gender were not available.

No other injuries were reported, firefighters said.

Officer Mike Lopez, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson, told The Times that additional information was not available Monday night.

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