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SACRAMENTO—

Police say that a man was hit and killed by a light rail train near the Madison and Arcade station Saturday morning.

The deadly accident happened around 8:30 a.m. when a man walked between two light rail cars and was hit.

Authorities say they are still investigating the incident, trying to figure out why he was walking in between the two cars in the first place.

The scene was cleared by 11 a.m.