AUBURN, Washington – Fire officials say a 42-year-old Las Vegas man was killed Saturday after he was hit by an Amtrak train around 3:30 p.m. in Auburn.
According to the Auburn Fire Department, the man’s girlfriend was taking pictures of him sitting on the rails when an Amtrak Cascades Train mowed him down.
130 passengers were on board the train which originated in Portland and was heading to Seattle. The passengers and crew were loaded on buses to complete their journey.
Authorities closed the tracks to investigate the incident.