Woman struck, killed by passenger train northwest of downtown SA

By Steven Cavazos - Multimedia Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - A woman was stuck and killed by a train just northwest of downtown Sunday night, police said.

The collision happened before 9 p.m. near the 300 block of Rivas Street and North San Marcos.

Officers said a woman, believed to be in her mid-50s, was walking along the tracks. The conductor told investigators that he saw the woman lay down on the tracks. The conductor used the train's horn, but she didn't move. The train was unable to stop, and the woman died instantly after being struck, police said.

The woman's identity has not been released.

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