UPDATE: KWTX's Alex Cano reports that the woman was killed after stepping into the path of the oncoming train, which was traveling less than 40 miles per hour. The collision occurred around 9:00 AM. Union Pacific representatives say the woman did not appear to respond to warning devices, including the crossing arms.


Local authorities are investigating the death of a woman struck by a train in Little River-Academy Thursday morning.

KWTX's Alex Cano reports that train struck the woman around 9:15 at a crossing on Main Street between North Allison St. and Katy Way. The train remained stopped at the crossing late Thursday morning as officials assessed the scene.

We are awaiting more details.