Death & Causes: Matthew Klaniecki, a 20-year-old man from Puyallup in Washington has died. Klaniecki passed away after he was hit by a moving Amtrak train.
Matthew was pronounced dead, Sunday, December 1, 2019 after he was struck about 12:05 p.m. Sunday at North Meridian and 5th Avenue NW.
According to Puyallup police Capt. Ryan Portmann, Matthew “was trying to cross the tracks when he was struck by an Amtrak train.”
Medical examiners identified the man as Matthew Klaniecki, of Puyallup, and ruled his death an accident.