- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a woman was struck and killed by a train while she was walking on tracks on the east side of Cedar Rapids.

Medics and law officers were sent to the scene around 7:20 p.m. Monday. The woman was pronounced dead there.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. The woman’s name hasn’t been released, pending notification of her family.

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