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September 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Woman killed by train in Tacoma

The Associated Press

TACOMA — A woman has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Tacoma.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says the woman was walking near BNSF railway tracks near downtown when the train hit her about 8:20 a.m. Thursday. The Amtrak train was traveling from Seattle to Portland.

Melonas says BNSF police are investigating and no other details about the woman were immediately available.

| More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Tacoma, train accident


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