Woman Hit and Killed by Train in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Traffic on the tracks has come to a halt after a woman was struck and killed by a train.   

The accident happened just after 8:00p.m. Tuesday night near Midkiff and Bankhead.

Police say the woman laid herself out on the tracks and was hit by the train.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Right now detectives are trying to sort out all the details.

The victim, who is in her twenties, has not been identified. 

Meanwhile, Industrial Road over the railroad tracks is shut down.

We'll bring you more information when it becomes available.