Train strikes two pedestrians in Independence, killing a woman

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A train struck two pedestrians near Home Avenue and Winner Road shortly after 8 p.m. on Friday. Independence police say that a man and a woman are the victims, and the woman has died.

The man was taken to a hospital and his condition is currently unknown. The train was running at a slow, residential speed when the man and woman were struck.

FOX 4 will continue to follow this story over the weekend and provide updates as more details are learned.

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