Train strikes Christiansburg womanThe dog was uninjured because it was smart enough to get off the railroad tracks when the freaking 9000 ton train came thundering down the rails.
By Courtney Cutright, Roanoke Times
A Christiansburg woman walking her dog on railroad tracks was struck by a train Sunday evening, according to a town spokeswoman.
The incident, which happened near Railroad Street shortly before 6 p.m., is being investigated by Norfolk Southern Corp., Becky Wilburn said Sunday. The Christiansburg Rescue Squad and Christiansburg police responded.
The victim is a 38-year-old woman from Christiansburg, but officials have not released her name. She was taken to LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, but Wilburn did not know the extent of the victim's injuries.
The dog was uninjured.
The human? You decide.