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Amtrak train delayed after hitting vehicle in Oceano

Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner waits at the station in San Luis Obispo in a 2002 photo.
Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner waits at the station in San Luis Obispo in a 2002 photo. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Amtrak’s southbound Pacific Surfliner train hit a vehicle in Oceano on Monday morning, but no one was injured, officials said.

The collision occurred about 7:30 a.m. near Casa Place and Produce Place, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The type of vehicle is unknown, but witnesses reported it as a tractor-trailer.

The train was on its way again by about 9 a.m., according to a tweet from the railroad, and was running about an hour behind schedule.

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