Deputy Jeff Gordon says the train was en route from San Diego to
Union Station in downtown Los Angeles shortly before 9 p.m. Monday
when the conductor spotted three people on the tracks in Commerce.
Gordon says the conductor applied the brakes, but couldn't stop in
Authorities initially reported two men were struck and
pronounced dead at the scene and the third person was missing. The
third victim was found later.
Gordon says homicide detectives are investigating.
Commerce is about eight miles south of downtown Los Angeles.