Woman dies after being hit by train in Elgin

A pedestrian died in Kershaw County Wednesday, after being hit by a train.

Kershaw County 911 received a call at 1:14 p.m. from CSX Railroad regarding a train that had struck a pedestrian trying to cross the train track, according to Kershaw County Coroner David West. The incident occurred near Kelly Lane in Elgin.

West identified the woman killed as Olivia Marie Matheson-Brazell, 26, from the Elgin area. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

West said Matheson-Brazell was wearing a head set on her head when she was hit, and it appears she did not hear the train horn.

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