A pedestrian has died after being struck by the train traveling from Cheyenne Frontier Days to Denver on Saturday night (July 21). 

The train is a historic Union Pacific steam engine that carries passengers to and from Cheyenne Frontier Days every summer, but last night around 7:45 p.m., according to The Denver Channel, a pedestrian was hit near HWY 85 and 124th Ave. in Brighton.

Union Pacific tweeted:

UP No. 844 was involved in a pedestrian fatality. Busses are en route to pick up guests on board the train. UP Police will be on scene for several hours assisting local authorities with the investigation.

Read more about the accident here.

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