Man struck by train in downtown Seattle dies

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on December 2, 2012 at 12:40 PM

A man who was struck by a train in the tunnel north of King Street Station early Saturday morning died of his injuries. 

Police say at about 4:29 a.m. officers responded to a report of a train/pedestrian collision in the tunnel north of the 300 block of South Jackson Street. 

The 33-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. He died at the hospital.
 
Preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was struck by a northbound BNSF freight train approximately mid-way in the tunnel north of King Street Station.
 
Seattle Police Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives are investigating.

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