Woman suffers minor injuries after being struck by train in Durant

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DURANT, OK -- Durant Police say a woman was injured Monday morning after she was hit by a train.

Police say it happened on the rail road tracks near Highway 69B by the Choctaw Casino.

Detective Drew Hale says the train conductor saw a woman walking on the tracks coming toward the train.

He says the conductor immediately stopped the train and got out to look for the woman but couldn't find her.

Hale says first responders later found the woman walking down an adjacent road.

He says she was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police are still looking into exactly why she was on the tracks.