A man was fatally struck by a light rail train as it approached the Zinfandel Station in Rancho Cordova, Regional Transit police said. 

At about 7:17 a.m., a male pedestrian in his 40s walked into the path of the oncoming train.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. 

An investigation into the incident is under way. 

The identity of the man has not yet been released.