WELCH, W.Va.¬†—¬†Authorities have identified the woman struck and killed by a train in McDowell County earlier this week.

Misty Ann Lane, 36, of Benton, died Tuesday after being struck by a Norfolk Southern train at a crossing in Iaeger. She was walking on the tracks and the westbound train couldn’t stop.

Lane was identified through her fingerprint being put into a national database, state police said.


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