Coroners identify woman hit by a train in Redding

POSTED: 5:14 PM Jul 24 2013
REDDING, Calif. -

Coroners have identified the pedestrian who died on Tuesday after being struck by a train at Highway 273 at the Girvan intersection in South Redding.

The Shasta County Coroner said the victim was Ashley Santos, 25, from Big Bend, Calif.

Officials at the scene said although the train conductor attempted to signal Santos to move several times using the train's whistle, she walked on the tracks toward the moving train.