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UPDATE: Woman Hit by Train in Chapmanville Dies; Name Released

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

UPDATE 12/4/12 @ 8:50 a.m.
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Police have released the name of the woman killed after being hit by a train in Chapmanville.

Chapmanville Police say the accident happened at a crossing near Commerce Park about 4 p.m. Monday.

Police say Shannon Marie Blankenship, 29, died after being taken to Logan Regional Hospital.

No word on why Blankenship was on the tracks.

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UPDATE 12/3/12 @ 8:15 p.m.
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The young woman hit by a train Monday afternoon has died, Chapmanville Police tell WSAZ.com.

Police say the accident happened at a crossing near Commerce Park in Chapmanville.

Additional information was unavailable Monday night.

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ORIGINAL STORY
CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A young woman has been seriously hurt after being hit by a train.

Police say the accident happened Monday afternoon at a crossing near Commerce Park in Chapmanville.

No word if any roads are closed, but police say drivers should avoid the area at this time.

The woman's name and condition have not been released.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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