LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a person was fatally hit by a train on Friday morning.
Investigators were on scene in the 1700 block of Western Avenue as of 6:58 a.m., police said. Western Avenue was expected to remain closed in that area "for a few hours."
Based on preliminary information, police said a person was laying on the train tracks and was struck by an oncoming train.
"At this time, there are no suspicious circumstances associated with this event," according to LVMPD.