Woman Hit and Killed by Freight Train

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SACRAMENTO–

A woman was hit and killed by a freight train near Elvas Avenue and 65th Street Saturday afternoon, Union Pacific says.

According to Union Pacific, the woman was not crossing at a designated railroad crossing. Authorities declared her dead at the scene.

The incident happened around 2:30 p.m., with the train said to have been traveling from Chicago to Lathrop.

“This is an unfortunate reminder that it is never safe to cross railroad tracks except at a designated railroad crossing,” wrote Union Pacific representative Aaron Hunt in a statement.

Union Pacific Police will continue to investigate the incident.

 

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