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Sounder service delayed after train hits vehicle north of Kent

Police are investigating after a Sounder train hit a vehicle in downtown Kent Tuesday night.

The crash happened north of Kent State on Smith Street at about 5:30 p.m.

Authorities said occupants in the vehicle got out before it was struck.

The collision has delayed the train.

Police will continue to investigate.

Injuries are unknown.

-KIRO-TV

Sound Transit posted on its website about 6 p.m.: “Southline #1515 (5:12 pm Seattle departure) is being held North of Kent Station for a medical emergency. As a result train #1517 (5:42 pm Seattle departure) is being held at Tukwila Station. Train #1519 (6:12 pm Seattle departure) will be held at King St. Station until further notice. Updates will be provided as they become available. Bus information will be posted shortly to http://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Alerts.”

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