Woman struck by train in Mesa

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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -  A woman is fighting for her life after she was struck by a train in Mesa, according to the Mesa Fire and Medical Department.

It happened Thursday on the railroad tracks near Broadway Road and Country Club Drive.

Mesa Fire and Medical Deputy Chief Forrest Smith said it is unknown how or why the woman was on the railroad tracks.

Smith said the woman was transported to a local trauma center with life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating.