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Train Hits, Kills Woman In Modesto

A woman was hit and killed by a train in downtown Modesto this morning.
/ Source: KCRA.com

KCRA.com

A woman was hit and killed by a Union Pacific freight train in downtown Modesto Tuesday morning.

The collision took place at about 11 a.m. at Ninth and I streets, Modesto police said. I Street was temporarily shut down.

Police said the woman, whose name has not yet been released, is in her 30s or 40s.

"Investigators hope to determine why the woman stepped in front of the train," Sgt. Brian Findlen said in a news release.

Anyone with information on the case may call Modesto police at 209-572-9500.

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