A person has died after an accident involving a train in Auburn on Tuesday morning.

The person was struck by a CSX train at around 6:13 a.m., according to Cindy Schild, a CSX spokesperson. The accident occurred near Washington Street in Auburn, according to Chief Jason Moen of the Auburn Police Department.

The person died at the scene of the accident, according to Schild. Their identity has not been released.

An investigation has been opened.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.