Man seriously injured by light rail train

SEATTLE — A Seattle Fire Department spokesman says a man who was hit by a Sound Transit light rail train late Monday afternoon in south Seattle suffered life-threatening injuries.

The man, described as being in his 50s, was rushed to Harborview Medical Center.

KOMO-TV reports he was struck by a southbound train as he tried to cross the tracks.

Central Link light rail service was temporarily interrupted.

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