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Friday, September 12, 2014

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Unidentified Woman Dies After Being Hit by Train NR14339sm

North Hollywood:   On Friday, September 12, 2014, around 7:45 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred near Tujunga Avenue south of Sherman Way Boulevard.

The preliminary investigation revealed that an unidentified female ran onto the Metrolink train tracks as the train traveled northwest.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

It is unknown at this moment the reason behind the victim’s actions. Detectives urge anyone who may have any information regarding the victim’s identity to contact them immediately.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detectives, Officer Takishita at (818) 644-8116 or Detective Bustos at (818)644-8021.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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