• Pedestrian struck by train dies


    SEATTLE - A pedestrian died Thursday morning after he was hit by a train, police said. 

    The incident happened at Alaskan Way West and West Lee Street just before 5:30 a.m. 

    According to police, a preliminary investigation indicated that the operator brought his train to a halt after realizing he had struck something, and he found a man underneath the train, lying on the tracks. 

    Crews responded to the scene and treated the pedestrian. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

    The man later died from his injuries at the hospital. 

    The incident remains under investigation. 

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