Pedestrian hit and killed by train in Monroe

MONROE, Wash. — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train in Monroe Friday morning.

Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue firefighters were dispatched to the scene east of the Main Street railroad crossing at 6:13 a.m. They found the victim was dead at the scene.

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The train is blocking the East Main St, North Lewis St, & North Kelsey St crossings.

The 179th and Fryelands Blvd railroad crossings are open to access downtown Monroe.

At 6:45 a.m., firefighters said the train is expected to be blocking the other crossings for a few hours while authorities investigate.

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