Woman in critical condition after falling on a track and getting hit by train in Beltsville

A woman was listed in critical condition Wednesday after she fell on a CSX train track while walking with her husband and was hit by a train in Beltsville.

Prince George’s County Police said the incident occurred about 11:45 a.m. The woman and her husband were walking along the tracks when she tripped and fell and was struck by a train. The incident occurred near the 5100 block of Sycamore Road. The woman’s husband was not injured, police said.

Lynh Bui contributed to this report.

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Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them.
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