WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office released the name of the woman killed Wednesday after being struck by a train east of Kandiyohi.

Marcy Swanson, 68, of Willmar was killed after being hit by a train Wednesday afternoon near 98th Street Northeast just east of Kandiyohi while she was walking along the railroad tracks when she was struck by the eastbound BNSF train.

No other injuries to other people were reported.

Traffic in the area had to be temporarily rerouted during the on-scene investigation and an investigation is ongoing.

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