Police: Pedestrian hit by train in Phoenix

Police say a pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by a train in Phoenix.

Phoenix police say the collision happened at around 8:30 a.m. near 19th Avenue and Van Buren when the pedestrian was crossing the train tracks.

>>SkyFOX video from the scene: https://www.facebook.com/FOX10Phoenix/videos/1539666589415216/

The train is blocking Van Buren in both directions and there is no estimated time on when the road will reopen.

Please avoid the area.

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