Woman hit and killed by train in Merced, police say

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Monday, February 22, 2021
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Police say it appears the woman was looking through binoculars near the tracks when she was hit.

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- A woman is dead after she was hit by a train in Merced Sunday morning.

The accident happened on the railroad tracks near 16th and V Streets.

Officials say the victim is in her 50s and was killed on impact.

They say it appears the woman was looking through binoculars near the tracks when she was hit.