Man dies after being struck by Green Line train in St. Paul

Published 8:30 pm Monday, October 8, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — A man has died after he was hit by a Green Line light rail train in St. Paul.

Authorities said the man and his friend were crossing the tracks when he was hit at about 4:30 p.m. He died at a hospital. The Star Tribune reports his friend made it across the tracks safely.

The crash caused significant delays during the rush hour commute.

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Metro Transit spokesman Howie Padilla said officials are investigating.