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A Kentucky woman is lucky to be alive after being struck by a train.

It happened in Auxier just before 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The Floyd county Sheriff's office says that a woman and a 12-year-old boy were riding an ATV when it stalled out on a crossing and the back wheel got stuck in the tracks.

The woman was hit head-on and flipped into a ditch.

She was air lifted to Cabell Huntington Hospital where she is in stable condition.

The boy was not injured.

The accident is under investigation.