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FOLLOW UP: Woman killed by train identified


MEADOW CREEK (WVVA) - A woman struck and killed by a train near the border of Fayette and Summers counties has been identified.

Authorities with the National Park Service say 49-year-old Chandra Turner of Louisville, Ky., died at the scene Monday from injuries sustained after being hit by a CSX train.

The investigation revealed that Turner was walking along the tracks with her head covered by a blanket during a heavy rain.

Train engineers sounded the horn, but Turner did not react in time.

The accident occurred Monday afternoon downstream from Glade Creek in the New River Gorge National Park.

View's original report on the incident

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