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Pedestrian hit by RTD light trail train in Aurora

The A Line experienced delays at the Peoria Station and taken to a hospital – RTD said the person was trespassing when they were hit by the train.
Credit: Regional Transportation District
File photo of A Line train

AURORA, Colo. — A person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after they were hit by an RTD light rail train on Thursday morning, according to police.

The Aurora Police Department said the collision happened at about 9:50 a.m. at the Peoria Station, located at Peoria Street and East 37th Avenue.

Police were investigating what led to the collision, an Aurora Police spokesperson said.

RTD sent an alert warning commuters of a schedule change on the A Line due to police activity. About 12:30 p.m., RTD said the schedule changes were resolved.

A spokesperson for RTD said the person was trespassing. 

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