LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Lafayette Police are investigating an accident involving a pedestrian who was hit by a train.

KATC-TV reports it happened about 7:30 a.m. Saturday at W. Third Street and the railroad tracks. Authorities say a 61-year-old woman, of Lafayette, was crossing the track when she was hit by a westbound train.

The woman was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Her name has not been released.

The incident remains under investigation.

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