EUGENE, Ore. - A 31-year-old woman died in a collision with a freight train Thursday afternoon.
The woman was on foot when she was hit by the train around 1:39 p.m., police said.
Police asked motorists to avoid the 1st and Van Buren area while the investigation is conducted. The road remained closed as of 5:45 p.m., according to a police watch commander.
According to witness accounts, police believe the woman "intentionally made contact with the train."