Woman dies after being struck, trapped by light rail in Seattle

SEATTLE — A woman died Sunday after being pinched between the light rail and the platform at Mount Baker station, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Seattle Fire Department crews were called to the station around 1:30 p.m. to extricate the trapped woman. Crews were able to free the woman, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic and light rail delays are expected while the incident is being investigated.

Sound Transit tweeted that the Link shuttle buses will replace Line 1 between Beacon Hill Station and Columbia City Station until further notice.

This is an evolving story. Check for updates again.

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