Woman Struck, Killed by Metro Train Along Red Line

Sunday, Nov 10, 2013  |  Updated 4:55 PM EDT
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Woman Struck, Killed by Metro Train on Red Line

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A  woman was struck and killed by a Metro train at the Silver Spring station along the Red Line shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday.

She is believed to have placed herself on the track intentionally, said a Metro spokesperson.

The woman was conscious and alert when she was rescued, but was later pronouced dead at the hospital.

Trains were single-tracking between Forest Glen and Silver Spring stations for a short time, but regular service was restored by late afternoon.

The identity of the victim is not known at this time.

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