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Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Ruston

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RUSTON, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A pedestrian has died after being struck by a train on Thursday evening in downtown Ruston, police tell KNOE 8 News.

The victim is identified as 33-year-old Yanni Xu of Ruston. 

Ruston Police say Xu was struck west of the North Monroe Street railroad crossing at about 5:15 P.M.  She died at the scene.

Police say it appears the victim may have taken her own life, but an investigation is still underway.

 

 

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