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Encinitas train death ruled a suicide

ENCINITAS — On the morning of Oct. 19, deputies from the Encinitas Sheriff’s Station reported that a 23-year-old man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train traveling north along Coast Highway 101. 

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Jon Curtis Lynch. He died of multiple blunt force injuries. The medical examiner is ruling his death a suicide.

Lynch was witnessed stepping in front of the oncoming train on the 2400 block of North Coast Highway 101.



kenny cahoon December 13, 2013 at 4:55 am

Jon, you were by so many lives you touched. You were so kind sweet and loving. You’re charm and movie star looks were incredible. I cannot you;re gone. I will miss you.

Annie Smith December 19, 2013 at 9:54 am

I can’t believe the words that I am typing right now. I will miss you very much Jon. Very very much.. I just cant believe that you are gone…

crystal vincent December 19, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Jon i didnt know u very well but from wat i did…u were such a young gentlemen with a big heart i miss seeing ur smile when id see u in thebreak room at work rip u are missed already!

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