Pedestrian hit by train in Puyallup

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries when hit by a freight train in Puyallup on Friday night, police reported.

The collision occurred about 7:30 p.m. where tracks cross Meridian Street in the downtown area.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Traffic was being re-routed around the accident.

Further details weren’t immediately available.

Adam Lynn: 253-597-8644, @TNTAdam