A man was hit and killed by the Lynx light rail train near the intersection of South Boulevard and Clanton Road Saturday night, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.
The cross bars that come down while a train is passing were down, police said, but the man stepped under them.
He was pinned under the outbound train just before 7:30 p.m. and died at Carolinas Medical Center, police said.
Police believe the victim had been drinking alcohol. His name has not been released yet.
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No one on the train was hurt, police said.