Pedestrian struck, killed by A Line train in Stapleton

The scene of a train vs. pedestrian crash in Stapleton.

DENVER — A pedestrian was struck and killed by an RTD A Line train in Stapleton Wednesday night, according to the Denver Police Department.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Quebec Street and Smith Road. Quebec was closed in both directions.

The name, age and gender of the person killed have not been released.

On Thursday, DPD said that preliminary information indicated the pedestrian was walking northbound on Quebec and entered the southernmost tracks while the crossing gates were down and the warning lights were visible. The person was then struck by the train.

Police are investigating the incident as non-criminal.

The area is about one half-mile west of the Central Park Station, where two people were hit and killed by A Line trains in two days in April.

 

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