PUYALLUP — A man is dead after being hit by a passenger train in Puyallup. BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas said the crash occurred about 9 p.m. Sunday in Puyallup.
He said a northbound Amtrak train struck an adult male pedestrian.
Officials are investigating and Melonas said no further details on the accident or the victim were available.
The accident occurred on a BNSF mainline running between Portland and Seattle.
Melonas says that the tracks were shut down for a few hours after the crash.