Green Line strikes, kills pedestrian

By: Haley Hansen

A Green Line light rail train struck and killed a pedestrian near a University of Minnesota neighborhood on Sunday morning.

The pedestrian was crossing the train tracks at a crosswalk at the Westgate station near the Prospect Park neighborhood around 10:15 a.m., said Metro Transit spokesman Bruce Howard. She may have been wearing headphones, Howard said, and it appears she didn’t hear the warning tone of an oncoming eastbound train.

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