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21-year-old woman killed by freight train in Campbell County

Incident remains under investigation

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Authorities identified a woman who was killed after being hit by a CSX train Tuesday in Campbell County.

Hanna Hymel, 21, died at the scene, according to state police.

The incident remains under investigation. 


A woman died Tuesday evening after being hit by a CSX train in Campbell County, according to the Virginia State Police.

At 5:08 p.m., state police responded after a woman walking on the tracks near Route 460 and Mt. Athos Road was hit by an eastbound train that couldn't stop in time.

Police said she died at the scene.

Authorities are still in the process of notifying her next of kin.

The incident remains under investigation. 

The map below is an approximation of where the crash happened.