Person Fatally Struck by DART Train

Witnesses say person intentionally stepped onto tracks, DART says

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013  |  Updated 9:48 AM CDT
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Person Fatally Struck by DART Train

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A pedestrian died after being hit by a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train in Dallas on Wednesday night.

The person was struck by a southbound Green Line train that was leaving the Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station at about 8 p.m.

According to DART, witnesses told investigators that the victim intentionally stepped onto the tracks and in front of the train.

DART said that the tracks, which are elevated in that area, are not easily accessible by foot.

DART police are investigating the death.

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