Woman struck and killed by BNSF train

KENT, Wash. (AP) — A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by a BNSF train while attempting to cross the James Street railroad crossing in Kent, Washington.

KOMO-TV reports that the Burlington Northern train was traveling south at about 7:20 p.m. Saturday when witnesses reported seeing a woman fall on the tracks and attempt to get back up.

The first police and fire responders arrived within minutes.

They are working to determine how the sequence of events unfolded.