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Date: 12/26/2013
Time: 1000

Pedestrian hit by train

Shortly before midnight on December 25, 2013 a female was killed when she walked in front of a moving train.  The accident occurred at the crossing just south of Division St on Great Southwest Parkway.  The crossing arms were down when the female attempted to cross the tracks and was struck by the train.  The train was traveling approximately 50 mph at the time of the collision.  Accident Investigators are working to determine what caused the female attempt to cross the tracks.  It is unknown if alcohol or drugs played a role in the pedestrian’s actions.  The female’s identity will be released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner once notifications have been completed.

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