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Washington County Sheriff's Office investigating woman killed by train near Slinger

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Mar 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-09 14:41:26-05

Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a woman killed by a train near Slinger.

Police say that around 9:30 p.m. Friday night, deputies received reports that a Canadian National train struck a person near Maple Avenue South in the Town of Polk.

Train traffic was held for approximately six hours.

A woman was found dead on the scene. The victim's identity has not yet been released.