Amtrak train hits and kills pedestrian in SoDo

SEATTLE -- An Amtrak train en route to Canada hit and killed a man Thursday night in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood.

Police say the adult man, who has not been identified, was hit at Third Avenue South and Lander Street just after 6:30 p.m. Medics arrived moments later, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Passengers on the Portland-to-Canada train were offloaded and transferred to Metro buses.

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives are investigating the crash.