Woman Killed After Falling From Light Rail Platform

Detectives are investigating after a pedestrian was killed when she apparently fell between a moving light rail train and the station platform.

At 1:24 p.m., a 911 caller reported a pedestrian had been hit by a light rail train at the Mount Baker station. Seattle Fire Department medics responded and declared the 39-year-old woman deceased after extricating her from between the light rail car and the station platform.

According to witnesses, the woman appeared to stumble and fall off the platform, colliding with the moving light rail train.

Detectives with SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded to process the scene and will continue to investigate this incident.