Train kills person walking on tracks in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — A train has struck and killed a person walking along tracks in Fairfield.

The Ottumwa Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1dbcc4T ) the BNSF train hit the pedestrian about 6:10 p.m. Saturday.

BNSF spokeswoman Amy McBeth says the death occurred far from any designated crossing.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

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Information from: The Ottumwa Courier, http://www.ottumwacourier.com

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