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Person killed by train near Beaver Dam

Person killed by train near Beaver Dam

By Robert Tabern. CREATED Aug 31, 2013

LOWELL, Wis. - A woman walking her dogs on the railroad tracks is dead, after being hit by a southbound freight train Saturday morning.

According to the Dodge County sheriff's department, 61 year old Juanita Payton was hit by the train on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks in a rural part of the county, near the intersection of Blackbird Road and Chapel Road at 10:18am.

Chopper 4, which was above the scene, showed video of several Dodge County Sheriff deputies, the train, and an ATV used to access the scene.

The two dogs were also killed in the accident.