Man killed when hit by freight train in Puyallup

(Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com)

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — A man was killed when hit by a freight train in Puyallup.

The News Tribune reports the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Thursday near 7th Street Northwest.

Sound Transit said southbound Sounder trains passed the scene. The 2:35 p.m. train from Seattle was delayed in Sumner until being allowed to proceed.

Train track crossings at 5th and 7th Streets NW were closed until around 5 p.m. as Puyallup police investigated.