A Sounder train struck and killed a man on the railroad tracks in Puyallup this morning but the crew didn’t immediately realize it, Puyallup police and Sound Transit reported.
The investigation canceled two Sounder trains from Tacoma to Seattle this morning but did not impact drivers, Puyallup police Lt. Dave McDonald said.
Investigators believe a southbound Sounder train struck the man between 6:50 and 7:10 a.m. at 18th Street Northwest and West Stewart Avenue. There is no vehicular or pedestrian crossing at that point.
The train continued. A short time later, a northbound Sounder train spotted what appeared to be …