Written by AARON CASTREJON
LOS ANGELES - A 55-year-old man was identified as the pedestrian killed by a Metrolink train June 13.
Albert Mercado died from traumatic injuries in the crash. The manner of death was ruled a suicide, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.
The collision occurred around 8:52 p.m. at East Ramona Boulevard and Downing Avenue. The pedestrian, later identified as Mercado, was declared dead at the scene, according to Dispatch Supervisor Martin Rangel of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The pedestrian was described as a trespasser on the tracks, according to information published by Metrolink.
The train was westbound to Union Station.
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