Merced police investigate train vs pedestrian collision

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The Merced Police Department is on scene of a train versus pedestrian collision. 

The incident occurred just before 1:30pm in the 800 block of W. 16th Street.

Railroad crossings at “V”, “R”, “O”, “M”, Canal and Martin Luther King Jr. Way are all blocked.

Police say the only roadway open to cross town is “G” Street. They say the railroad crossings are expected to be closed for several hours and it is best to avoid the area if possible. 

There is no word yet on the condition of the person or how the collision occurred. 

(This is a developing story and will be updated) .

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