Carlsbad, California (September 26, 2019) – A bicyclist died after being struck by a train in Carlsbad on Thursday evening.

According to a local news source, the fatal bicycle accident happened at about 7:25 p.m. on the railroad tracks near Grand Avenue and Washington Street.

The bicyclist was reportedly riding a bicycle on the tracks when he was struck by an Amtrak train.

The unidentified man was seriously injured and was rushed to Tri-City Medical Center where he died while undergoing treatment.

A section of Grand Avenue was shut down to facilitate an investigation.

No further information was provided.

The authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.