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Woman killed by train in Wolf Point

Posted at 7:30 AM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 09:30:10-04

WOLF POINT – A woman died after she was hit by a train in Wolf Point on Monday.

The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office says the woman has been identified as Lexis Seynan of Glasgow.

According to Burlington Northern-Sante Fe Railroad, the woman was struck near the Wolf Point Amtrak station at around 5:45 p.m. on Monday.

Wolf Point police said the 22-year-old woman was taken to the Northeast Montana Health Service.

She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The rail line through the area was closed for several hours as authorities investigated.

There was no immediate information on why the woman was on the tracks.

By Margaret DeMarco – MTN News