A woman may have been wearing headphones when she was hit by a train in Westminster

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WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Westminster police say a woman may have been wearing headphones when she was struck and killed by a train on Saturday.

Police say the woman was walking next to the railroad tracks when the accident occurred.

The engineer of the Burlington Northern Railroad train saw the woman and sounded his horn while stopping, but the woman didn’t move.

The name of the woman has not been released.

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