Woman killed, two men critically injured by train in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — A woman was killed and two men were critically injured after being struck by a train in Georgetown early Sunday morning.
Police in Georgetown said the three were hit by a Carload Express train as they walked on railroad tracks.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the incident occurred at 12:44 a.m.

The woman was pronounced dead and the two men were taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin said police were dispatched to the railroad tracks behind the 600 block of North Bedford Street after the train engineer reported the incident.

The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. No charges have been filed.

Melvin said the two men were still in critical condition late Sunday afternoon.

Carload Express did not immediately respond to calls and emails seeking comment.

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