Pedestrian killed, second hospitalized after being hit by Light Rail in Midtown

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  • Pedestrian struck by Light Rail train at 19th and S St. on Friday morning.
  • Pedestrian struck by Light Rail train at 19th and S St. on Friday morning.
  • Street blocked off after pedestrian was struck by Light Rail train in Midtown Friday morning.
  • Pedestrian struck by Light Rail train at 19th and S St. on Friday morning.
    

SACRAMENTO - One pedestrian is dead and another is in hospital after being hit by a Light Rail train in midtown Sacramento Friday morning.

Officer Rich Wetzel of the California Highway Patrol said emergency responders were dispatched to the area of 19th Street and S Street around 5:35 a.m. following the initial report of the incident.

19th Street between R St. and Q St. was blocked off while Sacramento police and fire personnel investigated the scene.

One of the individuals was declared dead at the scene.  The other was transported to a nearby hospital with undisclosed injuries.

No information was provided on how the incident occurred.

News10/KXTV

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