Coroner To Notify Next Of Kin Of Man Killed In Metrolink Collision -- July 8, 2015

Coroner’s officials are looking to notify the next of kin of a man who was killed in a Metrolink collision Tuesday evening.

The victim is a Caucasian male in his 50’s, said Lt. Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner. The victim was a Canyon Country resident.

Officials are working to to notify the next of kin.

The collision involved a Metrolink train heading out of Santa Clarita toward the Antelope Valley.

The incident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Golden Oak Road.

“The train had just departed. There were no reported injuries by staff or passengers,” said Scott Johnson, a Metrolink spokesman. “The incident train departed the scene at 9:05 p.m. There were 124 passengers on board.”

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau officials are continuing to investigate the incident.