Man, woman struck and killed by train in Van Nuys

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

VAN NUYS — A man and a woman were killed Sunday night when they were struck by an Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train in Van Nuys.

The crash was reported at 9:29 p.m. Sunday east of 7600 Woodman Ave., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey.

The deceased were believed about 35 years old and pronounced dead at the scene, Humphrey said.

No other injuries were reported and none of the passengers or crew aboard the train required medical assistance, he said.

The train remained stopped at the scene for the investigation, Humphrey said.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.