Brackenridge woman killed by train while walking on tracks

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Harrison Township, Pa. – Police in Harrison Township, along with Norfolk Southern Railroad and Allegheny County Homicide Investigative Unit are on scene of a fatal train incident involving a female.

Harrison Township Police Sgt. Brian Turack said the incident occurred at 7:35 pm and it appears to have occurred in Harrison Township. Rail traffic has been stopped in the area while authorities investigate.

The victim was identified as Marsha Jo Graham, age 40 of Brackenridge. Police said through witness interviews that the victim was walking on the tracks and did not notice the train was coming despite emergency equipment used to alert her.

Assisting at the scene was Brackenridge Police and Citizens Hose EMS. AKVNEWS will update this story as more details are released.

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