Bicyclist hit and killed by Blue Line train in south Minneapolis

It happened at E. 35th St. and Hiawatha Ave. around 9 p.m.
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A bicyclist was struck and killed by a light-rail train on the Blue Line in south Minneapolis Monday night. 

The fatal collision happened just before 9 p.m. near the intersection of E. 35th St. and Hiawatha Ave. The victim's identity has not been released other than Metro Transit authorities revealing that it was a male on the bicycle who died. 

Investigators are working to determine what led to the incident and are going through surveillance video and interviewing possible witnesses. 

The accident forced a stoppage of trains on the Blue Line from the time of the accident until approximately 10:15 p.m. between the 46th St. and Franklin Ave. stations. 

Victim hit by Green Line train in St. Paul  identified

Last Friday, a pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing the Green Line tracks at the Dale Street station in St. Paul. The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Hanue Salahdin Sukar. 

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