Denver PD: Pedestrian struck, killed by light rail in Baker

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DENVER — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a light rail train in Denver’s Baker neighborhood Saturday morning.

The Denver Police Department first posted about the incident via Twitter shortly after 7:30 a.m., saying the pedestrian was seriously injured. Just before 9:30 a.m., DPD said the pedestrian had died.

The collision occurred near West Bayaud Avenue and South Cherokee Street.

The Regional Transportation District says the incident involved a train on the southbound D Line.

There is shuttle service in place between the I-25 and Broadway Station and the 10th and Osage Station.

RTD said all infrastructure was functioning properly at the time of the incident.

The pedestrian’s name, gender and age have not yet been released.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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