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UPDATE: Name released of teen hit by train in Linn County

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Emergency crews responded to a deadly accident involving a train and a person last night. 

17-year-old Alexis Wood was hit by a train, dying at the scene. Wood is from Hudson. 

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened around 7:19 p.m. near the 5300 block of Otis Road. Authorities say Wood was walking on the Union Pacific tracks when she was hit by the train. 

The case remains under investigation.

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