A man was killed late Thursday afternoon after attempting to cross train tracks in Napavine in front of an oncoming Amtrak train, according to a news release from the Napavine Police Department. 

Napavine officers responded at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to the Washington Street intersection with the train tracks and found the train stopped and a deceased male subject. 

“The initial information is that the railroad crossing arms were down and the crossing lights were on,” according to a news release from the police department. “A southbound Amtrak train was approaching when two adult male individuals attempted to cross the tracks.”

The first man made it across. The second was hit by the train. 

The deceased man has not yet been identified. The incident is under investigation by the Napavine Police Department.

 

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.