SACRAMENTO -- Traffic is starting to move in midtown after a train hit and killed a pedestrian around 9:15 this morning.
Officer Doug Morse with Sacramento Police said that a train headed northbound on the tracks struck a pedestrian in the area.
The person was pronounced dead on the scene. The incident happened at 20th street, just south of Q Street, causing a traffic jam all the way to Broadway.
Investigators are looking into why the person was hit by the train. Morse says the coroner will identify the body.
Aug. 21, 2013 - A pedestrian was hit by a train and killed this morning in Midtown near 20th and Q streets. Pictured above is where the body of the victim was lying until it was moved by officials.
Aug. 21, 2013 - A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train in Midtown Sacramento around 9:15 this morning. The train was stopped on the tracks leading to a traffic jam all the way to Broadway.