Man hit, killed by train

Spokane Valley Deputies are at the scene of a pedestrian/train fatality collision near the intersection of Vista and Trent in Spokane Valley.

Vista will be closed between Trent and Knox for several hours.

At approximately, 1:40 p.m, citizens reported seeing a person who appeared to have been struck by a passing train lying next to the railroad tracks near the intersection of Vista and Trent.

Deputies responded to the scene and located a deceased male, believed to be an adult, by the tracks.

A skateboard and a pair of headphones were reportedly found nearby. 

SIRT Volunteers were called to assist with traffic control.

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the male at a later date when appropriate.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.