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News: Train strikes, kills pedestrian on S Iowa Ave in Ottumwa

OTTUMWA, IA - A train fatally struck a female pedestrian on the 200 block of S Iowa Ave on April 30, 2023, according to KCRG.

A 23-year-old woman was wheeling a bicycle on the railroad tracks when the train's operator sounded the train's horn to alert her. The woman dropped her bike and was then hit by the train.

Rescue crews pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

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