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12th Person Killed By Washington Trains This Year

SEATTLE, Wash.- The 12th person to be killed by a train in Washington state died over the weekend at Tacoma General Hospital. A teenage girl was killed and a boy was injured when they were hit by an Amtrak train near Titlow Park on Sunday. 

Officials said the two, both 18 years old, were on the tracks when they were hit about 6:30 p.m. 

Both were rushed to Tacoma General hospital, where the girl was declared dead. Her name has not been released.  The condition of the boy who was hit was not known. 

Witnesses told police the two teens were taking photos and may have been placing items on the track for the train to run over when they were hit. 

The girl was the 12th person killed this year in Washington state by trains. A BNSF spokesperson said all were trespassing on the tracks and in areas off limits to pedestrians

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