News: Sounder train hits, kills pedestrian in Kent

KENT, WA – An unidentified man was killed yesterday when he was hit by a Sounder train while standing on the tracks.

According to KIRO 7, the incident happened near South 212th Street and 77th Avenue South at about 4:20 p.m. The engineer told authorities that he sounded the train’s emergency horn and attempted to brake, but could not stop the train in time. Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Sounder train service was delayed while the incident was investigated and cleared from the tracks.


If you’ve been injured by or lost a loved one to a train accident in the Seattle area and someone else is to blame, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Dubin Law Group can help you get it. Contact us today to set up a free consultation with one of our Seattle pedestrian accident attorneys, by calling 206-462-4428 or filling out our online contact form.

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