MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man walking train tracks northwest of the Twin Cities metro Monday afternoon died when he was hit by a train, officials say.

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says the man was walking just north of the intersection of 192nd Avenue and Zebulon Street in Big Lake Township.

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A northbound Northstar train struck and killed the man, who has not been identified. The gate arms at the intersection had been lowered prior to the incident, the sheriff’s office said.

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The train stopped shortly after striking the man. Buses and other trains brought Northstar’s passengers to their destinations.

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Metro Transit Police are currently assisting the sheriff’s office in investigating the incident.