WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train hit and killed a pedestrian who was trespassing on the railroad tracks Saturday morning.

The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m. behind the 2700 block of Rice Avenue.

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West Sacramento Police say the engineer of the Westbound Capitol Corridor Train #733 saw a man and immediately applied the brakes and sounded the horn. However, the train was unable to stop in time and the pedestrian was struck and suffered fatal injuries.

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The identity of the pedestrian, or the reason why they were trespassing on the tracks was not immediately known.

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Union Pacific Police will be investigating the incident.