Sounder south line train canceled after 'fatality on the tracks'

Sounder south line train canceled after 'fatality on the tracks'

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Sound Transit canceled one of its Sounder south line trains between Sumner and Auburn after a person was found dead near the tracks Thursday morning.

Sound Transit posted a bulletin about the death, reporting its 7:50 a.m. train departure was stopped at the scene. Sounder south line train #1516 was canceled. Sumner Police Department told KIRO 7 a body was found alongside the tracks. The body belongs to a man in his 40s.

Sound Transit encouraged passengers to use regular scheduled buses if possible. Click here to read scheduled buses.

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The scene had cleared around 11 a.m.

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