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A person hit by a Sound Transit Light Rail train was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries Tuesday morning.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. at 5th Avenue S. and S. Holgate Street in Seattle.

The Seattle Fire Department tweeted the man, in his 50s, suffered heavy trauma.

South Holgate was closed between 4th and 6th avenues for the investigation by Seattle Police.

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