UPDATE: Woman dies after being struck by train

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UPDATE Dec. 18, 2020: Charleston police confirm a woman struck by a train Tuesday night in Charleston has died.

According to the CPD, the pedestrian, identified as 28-year-old Shayla Stephenson, was strucj by a Kanawha River Railroad Train traveling north near the intersection of Crescent Road and Buchanan Street at approximately 6:16 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – One woman is being treated at a hospital after being struck by a train in Charleston.

At approximately 6:16 pm, Charleston Police Patrol officers were dispatched to a pedestrian struck by a Kanawha River Railroad Train traveling north near the intersection of Crescent Road and Buchanan Street. The pedestrian identified as 28-year-old Shayla Stephenson was transported to CAMC General for injuries sustained from the accident.

The incident at this time remains under investigation by the Charleston Police Department
Traffic Division.

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