FARGO - A man was killed after being hit by a train in downtown Fargo early Sunday.
The Fargo Police Department reports the accident happened at 8th Street and north of Main Avenue around 1:40 a.m.
An eastbound train had just cleared the intersection when the man started walking and was hit by a westbound train. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the railroad crossing arms were down at the time. The eastbound train did engage its breaks and sound a horn before striking the individual.
It's unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor.
An autopsy on the unidentified man is expected.