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Kent police investigate train, pedestrian collision

Associated Press

KENT, Wash. – Police say an Amtrak train collided with a woman in a wheelchair in Kent.

Kent police said in a news release a 69-year-old woman from Kent was operating her motorized wheelchair heading east when the train passed through the intersection, striking her legs.

Police say she was conscious at the scene and taken by medics to Harborview Medical Center for serious leg injuries.

Witnesses told police that crossing arms and flashing signals were in full operation at the time of the incident.

Police and BNSF/AmTrak are investigating.

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