A BNSF Railway spokesman says a 29-year-old man who reportedly was lying on railroad tracks was struck and killed Wednesday evening by a Sounder commuter train in the south Seattle suburb of Auburn.
A mudslide has temporarily canceled passenger train service between Everett and Seattle.
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Heavy weekend rains sent mudslides onto Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks north of Seattle, affecting passenger train traffic.
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Tigard police say a commuter train hit a man who is believed to have intentionally lain on the tracks Thursday morning.
Freight train traffic has resumed on a stretch of rail south of Everett, Wash., that was hit by a mudslide that derailed a freight train. However, a fresh mudslide has extended a moratorium on passenger train traffic in the area.
NSF Railway says a person is dead after being struck by one of its freight trains near Tacoma.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway spokesman says continuing mudslides are forcing the cancellation of passenger train service between Seattle and Everett until Tuesday morning.
Heavy rains and winds are affecting passenger train service between Seattle and Everett.