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Minneapolis Police Investigate Light Rail Death

Created: 01/13/2014 7:35 AM KAALtv.com

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis police are investigating the death of a pedestrian hit by a light rail train.
 
Authorities say a man was struck at an intersection about 6 p.m. Sunday. The train speed is about 45 mph and officials say the crossing gates were operating.
 
KSTP-TV says the intersection in Minneapolis was closed about two hours following the incident. Passengers were transferred to a bus. The train operator was taken off duty and tested for drugs and alcohol as per protocol.
 
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Information from: KSTP-TV, http://www.kstp.com

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