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Bicyclist Killed After Crashing Into Light Rail Train In Houston

A woman riding a bicycle was killed on Monday morning after she ran into a light rail train in downtown Houston, Texas.

The Houston Chronicle reports that shortly after 8 a.m., a woman exited a northbound train with her bicycle and began riding it when she was struck by a train heading southbound.

Patrick Nelgy, who witnessed the incident, said that moments before the accident he started screaming for the woman to get out of the way. He said he thinks the woman was cut completely in half when the train collided with her.

Local television station KHOU reports that parts of the bicycle that the victim was riding was found on a nearby sidewalk.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

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