Woman dies after being hit by Amtrak train in Florence

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A pedestrian died on Tuesday after being hit by an Amtrak train at Barringer and Pine streets in Florence, according to the Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The pedestrian was identified Wednesday morning as 49-year-old as Debra Johnson Cox, of Florence, according to von Lutcken.

The crash happened at around 11:40 a.m., he said.

The incident is being investigated by the Florence Police Department and the coroner’s office.

We'll continue to bring you updates as more information comes in.

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