Metro: Person Struck, Killed by Train at Columbia Heights
WASHINGTON — Metro says a person has been struck and killed by a train at the Columbia Heights station.
Metro spokeswoman Caroline Laurin says the incident happened about 3 p.m. Saturday. Laurin says it’s believed the person was intentionally in front of the train at the time.
Trains were single-tracking through the area Saturday afternoon with delays of 20 to 30 minutes.
Rescuers were working to identify the victim.
Adult male intentionally placed himself in path of arriving Yellow Line train, fatality. Single tracking continues
Col Hghts update: Adult male intentionally placed himself in path of arriving Yellow Line train, fatality. Single tracking continues. #wmata—
Metro Transit Police (@MetroTransitPD) March 29, 2014
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