Woman struck and killed by DART train in South Dallas

Pedestrian struck

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A woman was struck and killed on the DART Green Line tracks in South Dallas Tuesday evening.



Posted on January 10, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 9 at 12:29 PM

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DALLAS — Rush hour service on DART's Green Line light rail service was interrupted Tuesday evening after a pedestrian was struck by a train.

According to initial information, a woman was walking on the tracks in a prohibited area near Scyene Road and 2nd Avenue in South Dallas around 5:30 p.m. and stopped just before she was hit by the northbound train.

The woman's identity was not available.

DART provided buses to shuttle passengers between the MLK and Hatcher stations while the incident remained under investigation.

Green Line service was restored around 8 p.m.