Woman Struck by Metro Station

WASHINGTON — A woman was struck by a Metrorail train at the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metrorail station at 3:42 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 16).

The train was traveling toward the Greenbelt Metrorail station.

Police are looking into the possibility that the woman intentionally put herself on the tracks in front of the oncoming train. The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was taken to an area hospital.

Green Line trains are sharing one track between the Georgia Ave-Petworth and Fort Totten Metrorail stations to get around the scene while police and emergency personnel investigate the incident.

— Special to Railfanning.org News Wire