Person hit, killed by train in Tarentum

ANDREW: THANK YOU. ALSO BREAKING TONIGHT, A WOMAN IS HIT AND KILLED BY A TRAIN IN TARENTUM, ALLEGHENY COUNTY. IT HAPPENED NEAR EAST FIFTH STREET RIGHT UNDER THE TARENTUM BRIDGE. NORFOLK SOUTHERN TELLS PITTSBURGH’S BREAKING NEWS TEAM A TRAIN HEADING TO CRESSON, P.A. STRUCK A WOMAN WHO WAS REPORTEDLY WALKING ON THE TRACKS. NONE OF THE CREW MEMBERS ON THE

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Person hit, killed by train in Tarentum

A person was fatally struck by a train in Tarentum on Friday night, a Norfolk Southern spokesman confirmed.Police responded to the scene on East 5th Avenue near the Tarentum Bridge.”At just before 8 p.m. this evening, an eastbound Norfolk Southern train struck a female who was reported to be walking down the railroad tracks. The female suffered fatal injuries,” Norfolk Southern spokesman Jeff DeGraff said in an email.The person who died has not yet been identified.Norfolk Southern said the incident was under investigation.

A person was fatally struck by a train in Tarentum on Friday night, a Norfolk Southern spokesman confirmed.

Police responded to the scene on East 5th Avenue near the Tarentum Bridge.

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“At just before 8 p.m. this evening, an eastbound Norfolk Southern train struck a female who was reported to be walking down the railroad tracks. The female suffered fatal injuries,” Norfolk Southern spokesman Jeff DeGraff said in an email.

The person who died has not yet been identified.

Norfolk Southern said the incident was under investigation.