Young Woman Hit by Train in Kasota Twp 28 Aug 11

Authorities say a 22-year-old woman was apparently hit by a train Thursday evening in Kasota Township.

Le Sueur County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at the scene just before 8 p.m. and found a young female with head injuries lying along the tracks. The victim was taken to Mayo Health Clinic in Mankato and then airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. The incident is under investigation by the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department and the Union Pacific Railroad Police Department.