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Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Montgomery County

ROYERSFORD, Pa. - A female was struck and killed by a westbound Norfolk Southern train in Montgomery County Sunday morning, according to a statement by Norfolk Southern.

The incident occurred on the tracks between the crossings at Arch and Main Streets in Royersford around 11:10 a.m.

The train, which consisted of two locomotives and 75 cars loaded with steel slabs, was traveling from Camden, New Jersey to Ohio.

The train crew sounded the horn in warning and applied the train's brakes.

Track speed through this area is 40 miles per hour.

Norfolk Southern personnel are assisting law enforcement regarding the incident.

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