Light Rail Service Stopped After Train Hits Person

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – A section of light rail was closed in Golden Wednesday evening after a collision between a light rail train and a person.

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Officials with RTD said the person was trespassing on the elevated part of the track near 6th Avenue and West Colfax Avenue. They said the operators of the W Line train hit the brakes when they saw the person.

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The person who was struck was alert when emergency crews arrived. The name and gender of that person haven’t been released. He or she was taken to the hospital.

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