Woman hit by train in Gastonia

Woman hit by train in Gastonia

Credit: Jim Landis / Gastonia FD

Woman hit by train in Gastonia

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on February 16, 2011 at 3:09 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 16 at 5:33 PM

Woman hit by train

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GASTONIA, N.C. -- A woman was rushed to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after she was struck by a train in Gastonia.

Gastonia police say 31-year-old Regina Starr was crossing or walking on the tracks at East Airline Avenue and North Rhyne Street when she was struck by the train just after 12 p.m.

Starr was taken to Gaston Memorial Hospital where she underwent emergency surgery. An update on her condition has not been released.

Police say Starr is a single mother and family members will be taking care of her children.

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