One person killed, after they are struck by a train near Highway 267 in Truckee.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:29am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Train kills Truckee woman wearing headphones.

A Truckee woman was struck and killed by a Union Pacific cargo train Wednesday as she was walking or running on the tracks wearing headphones.

Person Hit, Killed By Train In Truckee.

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a train in Truckee Wednesday afternoon, police say.

A pedestrian has been hit and killed by a train in Truckee Wednesday afternoon, police say.

The collision happened around 1:40 p.m., according to the Truckee Police Department.

First responders to the scene found that a person, later identified as Janaki Rose Hayes, 27, had been hit and killed by a train under the Highway 267 overpass. The train stopped after the collision and it remains at the scene.

Police say traffic has not been impacted.

People Involved: 
Janaki Rose Hayes

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