Deadly Accident between Bicycle and Light Rail Train

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A light rail train hit a bicyclist Tuesday morning.

SACRAMENTO COUNTY-

A person has died after a Regional Transit light rail train hit a bicyclist Tuesday morning.

The accident happened around 8 a.m. along Folsom Boulevard near Mather Field Road.

Emergency crews are in the area, and traffic may be slowed.

Just last week, a 15-year-old girl was hit and killed by a light rail train, just a few blocks from the site of Tuesday’s accident. Mariah Burgess was walking home from school with her siblings when she was hit, and died.