KENNEWICK, Wash. - A freight train has hit a couple walking a dog along railroad tracks in Kennewick, Wash. Police say a woman was killed Monday afternoon and a man was severely injured.
The Tri-City Herald reports (http://is.gd/L6Hw0Q ) that officers say the man and woman were walking with a pit bull-mix dog just east of the Volland Street train overpass.
The newspaper says the dog was injured and taken to a veterinarian.
BNSF Railway officials were assisting police with the investigation.
The couple were not immediately identified.