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Mount Vernon Police Department
Friday April 1st, 2011 :: 12:00 p.m. PDT


Riverside Drive & Cameron Way reopened to traffic.

Fatality - Train versus pedestrian accident this morning right off of Riverside Drive & Cameron Way.

At 9:36 this morning, witnesses reported a train versus pedestrian accident. A BNSF railway train heading southbound observed a single person walking on the eastside of the tracks, and blew the horn and whistles in warning.

The train was unable to stop in time and impacted the pedestrian near the Habitat for Humanity Store on Riverside Drive.

Mount Vernon Police Investigators are interviewing witnesses and attempting to confirm the identity of the male victim.

Mount Vernon Police Department
1805 Continental Pl.
Mt Vernon, WA 98273

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 360-336-6271

Shannon Haigh
Public Information Officer

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