• Florida woman wearing headphones while walking on railroad tracks hit by train

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    A Florida woman suffered a minor injury Monday after she was hit by a train in Tampa, WFLA reported.

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    Police said Anna C. Jenkins, 34, was walking along the railroad tracks shortly after 9 p.m. and was wearing headphones, which prevented her from hearing the approaching train, the television station reported.

    The train conductor told police he blew the train's horn when he saw a woman on the tracks and tried to the stop, the Tampa Bay Times reported. The conductor said the train was traveling about 17 mph, the newspaper reported.

    Jenkins suffered a laceration on her forehead and was taken to an area hospital, WFLA reported. She was listed in stable condition.


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