Person struck by train near DC Metro station

A man died after being struck by a train in D.C. on Sunday, according to Metro Police.

DC Fire and EMS and Metro Police arrived at the Brookland Station at about 2:30 p.m.



Officials say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for Metro says the victim and a second individual entered the tracks at Brookland station.

The victim was struck between NoMa and the Brookland stations, suspending rail service between NoMa and Fort Totten. A shuttle bus service is available for riders between those Red Line locations.

An investigation into the death is ongoing.

WTOP’s Ivy Lyons contributed to this report.

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