Woman dies after being hit by train in Kandiyohi County

The woman who died has been identified as 68-year-old Marcy Swanson of Willmar.

A woman died after being hit by a train in Kandiyohi County on Wednesday.

According to a release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, at 2:17 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a train.

The report went on to say a person had been walking on the railroad tracks east of Kandiyohi near 98th Street Northeast before being hit.

Authorities responded and found a dead woman at the scene.

Her name will be released at a later time.

The incident is under investigation.