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20-year-old LSU student killed after struck by train in Tuscaloosa

7 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Tuesday, January 10 2017 Jan 10, 2017 January 10, 2017 9:31 AM January 10, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image via Facebook

TUSCALOOSA – A 20-year-old LSU student was hit by a train early Tuesday morning in Tuscaloosa.

According to ABC 33 in Birmingham, Katie Keogh was walking with several others on 10th Avenue in Tuscaloosa when they tried to beat a Norfolk Southern train.

According to the Associated Press, pedestrians were walking away from an entertainment district near the Alabama campus after the national championship football game

Witnesses tried to perform CPR until medical assistance arrived. However, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Keogh was visiting from Baton Rouge. According to her Facebook page, Keogh studied psychology at LSU.

Further details have not been released at the time of this post. Check back for updates. 

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