A train struck and killed a woman walking on tracks near U.S. 460 and Mt. Athos Road on Tuesday, according to a news release from Virginia State Police.

Troopers responded to the pedestrian fatality at 5:08 p.m. The release said the woman โ€” identified as Hanna E. Hymel, 21, of Norton, Massachusetts, โ€” died at the scene after she was struck by an eastbound CSX train that was not able to stop in time.

Virginia State Police Trooper J.C. Townsend is investigating the incident.

โ€” Caroline Glickman

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