Woman Killed At Train Crossing

Posted on 15 June 2013 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Boone Police were sent to a reported train-pedestrian accident on the west side of Boone shortly before 11:00 PM Friday night.  Commander John Sloter reported that a caller reported that a person had been struck by an east bound Union Pacific Railroad train.  Sloter did confirm that officers located a woman at the scene, a short distance from the railroad crossing at Marion Street.  The woman died as a result of her injuries.  Her name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.  The incident remains under investigation.

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