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Woman And Baby Killed By Train

A woman and a baby in a stroller were killed this morning in Modesto when they walked into the path of an on-coming train.

The accident happened at 10:45 this morning as the two tried to cross the tracks at I Street between 8th and 9th streets. Investigators are still at the scene.

Modesto Police say an adult woman and a young child in a stroller were crossing the railroad tracks and killed when the train struck them. Police have not released the identities and ages of the victims.

Emergency crews confirmed the mother and child died at the scene.

Vehicle traffic is being diverted around the accident scene.