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Woman struck, killed by Amtrak train

December 29, 2010 |  9:47 pm

A woman was struck and killed Wednesday evening by an Amtrak train in Chatsworth, authorities said.

The incident was reported at 8:11 p.m. in the 21700 block of West Lassen Street, said Devin Gales, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The woman, whose identity has not been released, was dead by the time paramedics arrived, Gales said.

No one on the train was reported injured, he said, and the LAPD was starting an investigation into the woman’s death.

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