Pedestrian fatally struck by commuter train in Hyattsville

(WJLA) - A man who was hit by a MARC train in Hyattsville Monday evening has died, officials say.

A Hyattsville Police spokesperson says that the man was trying to cross a set of train tracks near the 4500 block of Kennedy Street at about 6:30 Monday when he was hit.

The train, which had just left the Riverdale station and was traveling on MARC's Camden Line, was going southbound when it hit the victim. He died at the scene, authorities say.

Officials declined to identify the victim.

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