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.
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