Train kills pedestrian in downtown Eugene

A pedestrian died after being hit by a train in Eugene.

Posted: May 15, 2018 9:13 AM
Updated: May 15, 2018 1:10 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A train hit and killed a woman in the 300 block of Madison Street in downtown Eugene and police asked people to avoid the area Tuesday morning.

The train blocked north and southbound traffic from Jefferson Street to the Chambers connector.

Eugene police said the crash happened at 8:26 a.m.

A medical examiner is continuing the investigation into the fatal crash, police said.

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