Person struck by Amtrak train in Portland

Person's injuries are unknown at this time

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FILE - An Amtrak passenger train (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A person was hit by an Amtrak Cascades train Sunday afternoon, authorities confirmed to KOIN 6 News.

The incident happened at NW 17th and Upshur, a BNSF worker said. Witnesses said the person walked around the gates and ignored the flashing lights on the tracks.

The person is currently listed in critical condition.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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