Pedestrian hit, killed by freight train near King Street Station

Pedestrian hit, killed by freight train near King Street Station

SEATTLE — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train near the King Street Station in Seattle shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Seattle police said the victim was hit inside the train tunnel at Fourth Avenue and Washington Street.

The victim was a man believed to be about 60 years old, according to Seattle fire.

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Police activity on the tracks interrupted Sounder north line train service for about three hours. Service has since resumed.

The circumstances of the crash are not yet known.