Pedestrian killed by train while on tracks in downtown Puyallup

Posted on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 6:09 pm    

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — Police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident Thursday morning involving a moving train in downtown Puyallup, reports The News Tribune.

Authorities blocked off train crossings at 5th Street, 7th Street and 12th Street shortly after receiving a call about the incident at 10:17 a.m.

Few details have been reported at this time, but a pedestrian was reported to have been on the railway tracks when they were hit by a train.

Puyallup Police asked the public to avoid the area as an investigation was conducted around the stopped train.

No other information has been released on the victim or why they were on the tracks at the time of the crash.

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