MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A bicyclist was killed Monday night after being hit by a light rail train in south Minneapolis.

Metro Transit says the crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. near the intersection of 35th Street and Hiawatha Avenue.

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The cyclist, identified as a man, was traveling west on 35th Street when he was hit by a northbound Blue Line train.

Officials say warning gates were operating as usual. It’s unknown why the cyclist was on the tracks.

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The man died at the scene.

The crash stopped Blue Line service between Franklin Avenue and 46th Street stations for about an hour.

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Last week, a woman died after being struck by a Green Line train in St. Paul.