Pedestrian killed by METRORail train in SE Houston

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Police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed by a METRORail train in Houston.

A pedestrian was killed Tuesday by a METRORail train in southeast Houston.

METRO says the accident happened around 2:30 p.m. as the Green Line train was traveling eastbound down Harrisburg.

The pedestrian died at the scene after police say he or she ran in front of the train.

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