- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 16, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 17-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a train on the east side of Cedar Rapids.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office identified her Tuesday as Alexis Ann Wood, who lived in Hudson.

Medics and law officers were sent to the scene around 7:20 p.m. Monday. Authorities say she had been walking on the tracks when the train struck her.

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