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Woman Struck by Train at Court House Metro Station

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A woman was struck by a train at the Court House Metro station in Arlington, Virginia, during the Thursday evening commute.

The woman appears to have had a medical emergency before falling off the platform about 5:15 p.m., according to Metro Transit Police.

She was partially pinned by a train.

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She was freed and taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Orange Line service was suspended for a time between the Clarendon and Foggy Bottom stations. Shuttle bus service was established.

Silver Line trains operated between Wiehle-Reston East and Ballston.

Service had been restored by 7:30 p.m.

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