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Kinston Police: Train hits, injures woman

Published On: May 27 2013 04:17:48 PM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2013 04:22:25 PM CDT
Kinston train
KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY -

A train hit a woman in Kinston Monday morning, sending her to a hospital, police said.

Investigators told NewsChannel 12 the train hit the victim near Queen Street at about 11 a.m. The Kinston Free Press reported that the victim's cart became caught in the rails.

The woman was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville with non-life threatening injuries, police said. Her identity had not been released

Crews from Raleigh came to inspect the scene before the train was allowed to resume its route.