Young woman dead after being hit by train

Young woman dead after being hit by train

LEXINGTON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A 29-year-old Alliance woman was killed late Saturday after being struck by a train.

The accident happened at 11:07 p.m. near the intersection of Greenbower St. NE and S.R. 183 in Lexington Township.

Deputies say a Norfolk-Southern train was traveling northbound when it hit Christina M. Nelson.

After being struck, Nelson, who was walking at the time, was found laying on the east side of the railroad tracks.

She died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Stark County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information should call 330-430-3800.

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