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Woman hit, killed by Amtrak train near Davis station

Amtrak officials confirmed that an Amtrak train hit and killed a woman near the Davis station around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 3. The woman was identified on Nov. 4 as Andrea Laurette Mrotz, 29, of Vallejo.

According to Fox 40 News, passengers aboard the train said they heard a thud at the time of the accident and the train came to a screeching halt afterwards. Kimberly Woods, an Amtrak media representative said there were about 314 passengers aboard the train at the time.

Amtrak officials said the woman killed is considered a trespasser and the train tracks are private property. No other passengers were injured.

The incident is still under investigation.

— Paayal Zaveri


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