Person hit on light rail train bridge in Golden

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GOLDEN, Colo. — A person is recovering after getting hit by an RTD light rail train late Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

It happened about 4:40 p.m. on an elevated train bridge near the Red Rocks College station.

Firefighters used a ladder track to get the person off the bridge and into an ambulance.

The victim was hit by the W Line train, stopping service to the Golden station for about an hour.

It’s not clear why the person was on the train bridge.

Golden Fire Department officials said the person was conscious and breathing when taken to a hospital.