Fatal Light Rail Collision in Downtown Denver

Denver, CO – A light-rail train struck a pedestrian early Saturday morning. The crash occurred in the Baker Street neighborhood of Denver. 

Denver Police tweeted about the crash around 7:33 a.m. Saturday, October 12th. The tweet stated that the crash resulted in serious injuries. Around 9:30 a.m., police tweeted that the pedestrian died. 

The crash happened near West Bayaud Avenue and South Cherokee Street. A train traveling southbound on the D line track was involved. There were no road closures.

Denver’s Regional Transportation District, also known as RTD, created a shuttle service between the I-25 and Broadway station and the 10th and Osage station.

All infrastructure was working at the time of the incident, according to RTD. 

Information about the pedestrian has not yet to be released.

Sources: KDVRCBS4

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