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Tri-Met train hits pedestrian now in serious condition

Just after 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, a 27-year-old Beaverton man was hit by a Tri-Met train while he was crossing the tracks on 185th Avenue near Salix Terrace.

According to a witness, the victim looked eastbound as he crossed but did not see the westbound train approaching.

The train struck the man going 20 miles per hour. He fell and suffered a head injury, and was transported to Emanuel Hospital via ambulance. He is currently in serious condition.

Train service was interrupted for an investigation until 11:40 a.m.

No citations were issued.

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