Person Dies After Being Hit by Rail Car in Seattle's Industrial District

Seattle Fire responded to a report of a person struck by a rail car. Life- saving measures were not successful

Seattle, WA: A sad start to the work week as someone is hit and killed by a rail car in Seattle's Industrial District this morning.

This occurred around 9:15 a.m. this morning in the 5400 block of West Marginal Way Southwest.

Seattle Fire tweeted out that they were on the scene of this incident and the patient was listed in critical condition.

Sadly, a short time later, Seattle Fire updated the incident stating that life-saving measures were not successful and the patient passed away from their injuries.

At this time the investigation by Seattle Police is ongoing and no details as to how or why this person was struck.