10/06/2011 12:35 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2011

Pedestrian Killed By Amtrak Train In North Hollywood

A person was hit and killed by an eastbound Amtrak train Wednesday night in North Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The collision occurred at the tracks at about 7:16 p.m. just east of the Whitsett Avenue bridge, which travels over the 170 Freeway. The person, whose gender and age were not known, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LAFD.

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