KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police are investigating an incident in which a 66-year-old woman died after her vehicle was struck by an Odakyu Electric Railway express train in Kawasaki City on Sunday, reports TBS News (May 16).
At just before 10:00 pm., the woman’s vehicle was struck by a Romance Car train on the Odawara Line at a crossing gate near Shin-Yurigaoka Station in Asao Ward after it stopped on the tracks. The train dragged the vehicle approximately 100 meters after impact.
The woman was transported to a nearby hospital where she was confirmed dead.
There were no injuries to the approximately 100 passengers on the train.
Train operations were disrupted for about four hours between Shin-Yurigaoka and Machida stations, impacting about 20,000 passengers.