Woman struck, killed by TRAX train

Published: Monday, May 14 2012 5:09 p.m. MDT

Officials look at a shoe under the train as they investigate an accident Monday, May 14, 2012, where a woman in her 20s was struck by a northbound TRAX train. The woman was taken in critical condition to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

SOUTH SALT LAKE — A woman was killed Monday after she was struck by a TRAX train near 3900 South and 200 West, officials said.

South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller said the woman was in her mid-20s. She was walking in a pedestrian crosswalk at a TRAX station when she was struck by a northbound train. The woman was transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police were alerted to the accident at 11:31 a.m. Traffic was shut down on 3900 south but has since reopened.

The accident is being investigated by South Salt Lake City Police and the Utah Department of Transportation.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

E-mail: benwood@desnews.com

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