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Kent man dies after being hit by commuter train

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Dec. 1, 2011 at 7:55 pm |
December 1, 2011 7:55 pm

Kent police said a 46-year-old man was killed tonight after stepping in front of a Sounder commuter train.

The accident occurred about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of W. Meeker Street and a railroad crossing. The man, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Commander Pat Lowery said warning gates and audible warning signals were working properly.

The incident has caused a delay for several commuter trains in the area.

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