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Woman hit by freight train in Sacramento identified

The woman killed last week when she was struck by a freight train has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Marjorie Holmes, 69, of Sacramento was struck Tuesday afternoon by a Union Pacific train on Power Inn Road north of Fruitridge Road in Sacramento.

A spokesman for UP said an investigation indicated that Holmes was hit about 1 p.m. while she was walking parallel to the railroad tracks on the crossing pad. All crossing signals were working properly, the railroad said.

The train was en route from Roseville to Fresno.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews