An Amtrak train struck a group of people drinking beer on the tracks, killing two people, and another person was struck dead in an unrelated train accident, authorities said.

An Amtrak train en route from Los Angeles to San Diego Sunday left the bodies of a man and woman about 60 yards apart.Another man was killed Sunday in Los Angeles when he was hit by a train in the San Fernando Valley area, said sheriff's Sgt. Ted De-meagt.