Man hit and killed by train in Auburn

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) - An Auburn police spokesman says a northbound Amtrak train struck and killed a man Monday night.

Cmdr. Mike Hirman says the victim is believed to be in his 30s. He was not immediately identified.

The man reportedly was trying to cross the tracks at West Main Street. Hirman says witnesses report the man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

Auburn police are investigating.