Train hits, kills pedestrian just outside Burbank airport

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

An Amtrak train hit and killed a pedestrian in North Hollywood on Saturday, officials confirmed.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the person was hit in the area of 6900 Vineland Avenue, which is just outside Hollywood Burbank Airport, around 9:44 a.m. The train, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Train #770, was headed southbound at the time.

The person, who remains unidentified as of Saturday morning, was pronounced dead shortly after.

The train remained at the scene following the incident. About 150 passengers were aboard, though no other injuries were reported, per fire officials.

No other details were immediately made available, including the circumstances of the collision.

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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.