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Pedestrian killed by WES train

by: JAIME VALDEZ - A TriMet WES Commuter Rail train departs the scene of an investigation of an apparent suicide involving the the train below the 99W overpass in Tigard.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a WES train early Thursday morning in Tigard.

According to TriMet, the pedestrian was trespassing in the right of way under the 99W bridge north of Tigard Transit Center when hit by a Westside Express train.

The name of the victim and other details about the accident were not immediately available. The WES line from Beaverton to Wilsonville was shut down and the stations were being served by shuttle buses during the morning commute.




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