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Woman killed by train after sleeping on tracks in Salt Lake City

Published: Sunday, Oct. 27 2013 4:55 p.m. MDT

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when she was hit by a train in Salt Lake City, police said.

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SALT LAKE CITY — A woman was killed early Sunday morning when she was hit by a train, police said.

The woman and a man were reportedly sleeping on the railroad tracks in the area of 600 West when a Union Pacific train pushed them to 1100 West. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and the man was transported to an area hospital with a broken leg, police said.

Both the man and woman were intoxicated at the time, according to police.

– Benjamin Wood

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