ST. PAUL, Minn. — A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a light-rail train in St. Paul.

Metro Transit says the woman as hit about 3 p.m. Sunday by an eastbound Green Line train on University Avenue. Transit spokesman Howie Padilla says the woman was standing in an area marked as a hazard zone.

The train operator was placed on administrative leave as part of Metro Transit’s standard procedure.

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