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Witnesses sought by Wisconsin Rapids police after woman killed by train

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin Rapids Police want to hear from eyewitnesses who may have seen an elderly woman get struck and killed by a Canadian National freight train.

Officials said the woman was trying to cross the tracks while walking west near the city's downtown about 3:15 p.m. Sunday. She died at the scene.

Police said the crossing had lights and safety arms, and both were working. Also, the train's horn was functional.

The incident remains under investigation. The woman's name was not immediately released.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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