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Amtrak passenger train hits, kills man on tracks in Puyallup

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on July 2, 2012 at 8:09 pm |
July 2, 2012 9:34 pm

A man was killed tonight in Puyallup after an Amtrak passenger train struck him.

The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. at Inter and East Main avenues.

Amtrak Cascades train #516 was traveling from Portland to Bellingham when it hit somebody on the tracks, spokesman Steve Kulm said.

None of the 253 passengers or crew members aboard were injured. The train was delayed 80 minutes.

No information was immediately available on the pedestrian who died.

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