SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train struck and killed a pedestrian on Tuesday night.
The accident happened near Santa Claus Lane in Santa Barbara County around 9:45 p.m.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's officials said train activity was stopped in the area.
The victim is believed to have committed suicide.
No word yet if he is a local resident.
Regularly scheduled train traffic has resumed.
If you are concerned about someone who may be suicidal, please contact the National Lifeline at 1-800-272-TALK.18525822