Man, 81, dies after collision with Amtrak train in Kent

  • Mon May 12th, 2014 10:43pm
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Associated Press

KENT — An 81-year-old man was killed after a collision with an Amtrak passenger train in Kent.

The Tacoma News Tribune reported that the man was identified as Charles Curran by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday. His death was ruled an accident.

Witnesses told authorities that Curran bypassed the lowering traffic gates before he was hit

The Eugene, Oregon-bound train was delayed by 2 hours and 30 minutes.