Woman Killed in Killeen Train Accident on 10th Street

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 4-Dec-2013

A woman was killed early Wednesday morning when she was struck by a train near 10thStreet in Killeen and drug on the tracks for more than 100 feet local police said.

According to reports, the woman seemed to have tripped on the tracks while crossing them. As a result she was unable to cross and was struck by the oncoming train.

On Wednesday afternoon, police identified the woman who was killed in the fatal train accident as 58-year-old Hermanda Dixon-Cardona, a resident of Killeen, Texas.

The train was headed East on the tracks at the time of the train pedestrian accident in Killeen.

Police are still investigating the scene of the accident and uncovering additional information surrounding the events.

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If you or someone you love has been killed in an accident with a locomotive, call our Texas train accident attorneys for a free initial consultation. We care. We can help.

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