Woman Struck by VRE Train in Manassas; Survives

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VRE train. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

VRE train. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

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MANASSAS, Va. (CBSDC) - Virginia Railway Express says a woman was struck by a train near Manassas Friday evening.

Officials say the accident occurred between Manassas City and Manassas Park when the 338 train – bound for Union Station – struck a 38-year-old woman near Liberia Ave. before 6 p.m.

She is responsive and has been taken to a hospital with minor injuries, including a pain in her arm.

VRE says Train 335 has been cancelled but all other trains are on schedule.

This is the second person struck by a train within a month. A man was struck and killed by a VRE train near Manassas on Oct. 10.

Stay tuned to ALL NEWS – 99.1 as we keep you up to date with the details as we learn them…

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