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Woman struck by Amtrak train in downtown Martinez

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A woman was struck by a train while walking her dog in downtown Martinez Tuesday morning.

According to Martinez Police, officers responded to the railroad tracks in the 400 block of Ferry Street around 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, for a report of a person struck by a train. Upon arrival to the area, officers located an adult female with unknown injuries laying on the ground next to a stopped Amtrak train. The woman’s dog, who was also in the vicinity, appeared unharmed.

It was reported the woman attempted to cross the railroad tracks on Ferry Street when she was struck by the Amtrak train.

She was transported to the hospital with injuries. Her injuries and present condition have not been released.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is encouraged to call the Martinez Police Department at (925) 372-3440.

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