Person struck and killed by Metrolink train

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WELLSTON, MO (KTVI)-A man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train near the Wellston/University City/St. Louis city line early Saturday. Police tell FOX 2 the incident happened around 4:40am as the first train of the morning was heading westbound. Investigators are on the scene near the intersection of Skinker Parkway and Bartmer Avenue.

Metrolink was using shuttle buses to transport passengers on the Red Line between the Delmar Loop and Wellston stations, producing 30 to 45 minute delays. By 9:00am, trains were running again. Traffic east of Delmar and along the Blue Line was not affected.