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1 Dead and 1 Injured in Light Rail Accident

One person has died and another is injured after an accident with a light rail train.

SACRAMENTO-

Two people were hit by a light rail train Friday morning; one person died in the accident, and the other person was taken to the hospital.

The accident happened around 5:30 a.m., near 19th and P Streets in Sacramento.

The train was stopped and blocking 19th Street for a few hours, before being cleared around 8 a.m. Buses were brought in to help transport commuters along the blue line from Meadowview to downtown.

Light Rail officials are investigating what happened, and why the people may have been on the tracks.