Update: Woman Identified in Redding Train Accident

POSTED: 6:18 PM Nov 21 2012   UPDATED: 3:53 PM Nov 26 2012
REDDING, Calif. -

UPDATE: A train accident left one woman dead Wednesday night in Redding.

61-year-old Patricia Jane Emerson of Redding has been identified by the Shasta County Coroner's office after being hit and killed by a train.

A Union Pacific Railroad spokesperson said Emerson was laying under a piece of canvas on the tracks when the train struck her. It happened just east of Railroad Avenue and north of Grant Street.

The incident is still under investigation.