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Published: Tuesday, 11/1/2005

Female pedestrian hit, killed by train

FOSTORIA A woman was killed yesterday when she was hit by a train at the Adams Street grade crossing on the city s west side, police said.

The name of the victim was being withheld last night pending notification of relatives.

She attempted to cross the tracks on foot about 12:30 p.m. when she was struck by the eastbound train. She was dead at the scene, police said.

The intersection has gates and lights to signal oncoming trains, police said.

An autopsy was ordered by the Hancock County coroner s office.

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