Person struck by train near DC metro station, police say

A person was struck by a Metro train in D.C. Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather

Metro Transit Police said they received reports of a person that was struck by a train near the Brookland-CUA Station located in the 800 block of Michigan Avenue, Northeast. Police said the incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 

MTPD said as officials were conducting a track inspection, they found a man who was not showing signs of life. Police said the man's body was located on the tracks between the NoMa-Gallaudet U and Brookland-CUA stations.

Police have not made it clear when the man was hit or why he was on the tracks at the time.


As a result of the incident, Red Line train service was suspended between NoMa-Gallaudet U and Fort Totten. Service has since been restored.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 5 for updates as they become available.