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Upton woman killed by train

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61-year-old steps onto tracks

By The Staff

An Upton woman died Saturday after being struck by a train near her home on Quarry Road, Kentucky State Police reported.

Wanda Murray, 61, was pronounced dead by the Hardin County coroner’s office after stepping into the path of an oncoming train, KSP said in a news release. The statement said the engineer saw Murray and attempted to stop the train, but it continued moving even after emergency stop equipment was deployed.

Police have since notified the family and do not consider alcohol a factor.


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