Woman killed by train in Gladewater

Crystallia Houston
Crystallia Houston

GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - Police say a woman was killed after she was hit by a train.

Officers were called the railroad tracks at Broadway Ave. and E. Pacific Ave. around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Gladewater police say an Amtrak train traveling to Chicago hit 36-year-old Crystilla Houston, killing her instantly.

Officers tell KLTV 7 that Houston was walking southbound when she was hit by the train. It's still not clear why Houston was walking close to the tracks.

Union Pacific police along with Gladewater officers are investigating. No one on the train was hurt.

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