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Police identify driver killed after being struck by train in northeast El Paso

UPDATE: El Paso police have identified the driver killed when her car was struck by a train as 33-year-old Diana Saray Vasquez.

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A woman was killed after being struck by a train in northeast El Paso Thursday night.

It happened just before midnight near the intersection of Stan Roberts Sr. Ave. and Dyer St.

A police officer on scene told ABC-7 the woman ran a stop sign at a T-Intersection and instead of turning right or left, she drove straight onto the train tracks. The police officer said the woman's car got stuck, and was then hit by a train.

She was taken to a local hospital where she later died.

Police remain on scene. Stick with ABC-7 for updates.

Mauricio Casillas

El Paso native Mauricio Casillas co-anchors ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.


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