Woman fatally struck by train in Waukesha not considered suspicious

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Updated: 10:45 a.m. on October 7, 2019 

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Waukesha police are investigating after a woman was struck by a train near Frame Park on Sunday night, October 6. 

It happened around 8:45 p.m. 

Authorities are withholding the woman's identity until family is notified. 

Police say they are not treating in the incident as a criminal investigation. 

Waukesha police is getting help with the investigation from the the Waukesha County Medical Examiner's Office and Canadian National Railroad. 

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Published: 10:18 p.m. on October 7, 2019 

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Waukesha police are investigating what has been described as a serious train versus pedestrian accident near Frame Park.

According to a tweet from the Waukesha Police Department, the accident happened around 8:45PM at the Moreland bridge across the Fox River.

The Canadian National train is stopped and blocking street traffic at Moreland, as well as Whiterock Avenue and Perkins Street.

A viewer living near the scene said she heard the train's whistle and then its brakes but did not see the accident. 



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