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Originally published December 9, 2013 at 6:34 AM | Page modified December 9, 2013 at 6:35 AM

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Pedestrian killed by train in Puyallup

A man is dead after being hit by a passenger train in southern Washington.

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PUYALLUP -- A man is dead after being hit by a passenger train in southern Washington.

BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says the crash occurred about 9 p.m. Sunday in Puyallup.

He says the northbound Amtrak train struck an adult male pedestrian.

Officials are investigating and Melonas says no further details on the accident or the victim are available.

The accident occurred on a BNSF mainline running between Portland and Seattle.

He says that the tracks were shut down for a few hours after the crash.

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