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Female struck by train has critical, possibly life threatening injuries

The incident occurred south of the Amtrak Maintenance Center in Odenton, Md.

ODENTON, Md. — A female was struck by a train on railroad tracks around 7:28 a.m. Thursday. She's in her 20's.

She was transported by helicopter from Piney Orchard Elementary School to an area hospital, officials said.

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The victim was transported by helicopter.

The victim's injuries are critical and possibly life threatening. 

Amtrak police are investigating the incident.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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