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.

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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.