TRE train kills woman who fell onto tracks

A woman who was riding her bicycle and walking her dog fell onto the train tracks near Haltom Road on Tuesday night just after 8 p.m.. She was struck by the commuter train and killed. Train passengers were transferred to a bus.
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A woman who was riding her bicycle and walking her dog fell onto the train tracks near Haltom Road on Tuesday night just after 8 p.m.. She was struck by the commuter train and killed. Train passengers were transferred to a bus.
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TRE train fatally strikes bicyclist who was walking her dog

November 15, 2016 08:30 PM

FORT WORTH

A Trinity Railway Express train fatally struck a woman near Haltom Road in northeast Fort Worth on Tuesday night, police said.

Police and emergency personnel were dispatched to Haltom Road and Etsie Street about 8:15 p.m.

The woman was riding a bicycle and walking her dog at the same time when she fell onto the tracks and was struck by a westbound train, said Officer Daniel Segura, police spokesman.

The woman was identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner as Kristina Letney, 35, of Fort Worth.

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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority, which oversees the TRE, tweeted that passengers might experience delays due to the accident.

TRE Rider Alert: Bus bridge in place between ITC & Richland Hills due to an accident. Passengers may experience delays tonight.

— The T Fort Worth (@TheTFortWorth) November 16, 2016

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