Louisiana woman killed by train near University of Alabama


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities said a Louisiana woman has died after being hit by a train while walking near the University of Alabama.

Tuscaloosa police said 20-year-old Katie Keough was walking with several people early Tuesday when they tried to beat a train near campus. Keough was struck by the train.

A witness tried to revive the woman, but she died at the scene.

Police said Keough was visiting from Baton Rouge. They said pedestrians were walking away from an entertainment district near the Alabama campus after the national championship football game.

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