Woman struck and killed on train tracks near Ridgefield

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A freight train struck and killed a woman outside of Ridgefield early Tuesday morning.

The woman was struck at around 2 a.m. on the railroad tracks along Northwest Krieger Road outside of Ridgefield, said Battalion Chief Tim Dawdy with Clark County Fire & Rescue. She was killed along the stretch of BNSF Railway tracks between Northwest 179th Street and Northwest 192nd Street, he said.

The incident remains under investigation, Dawdy said.