A woman was hit by a train in Scappoose on Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the area of Southeast High School Way at around 11:20 a.m.

Firefighters said the woman who was hit was taken to a Portland hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. Investigators said it appears the woman was on a run when she was hit.

Witnesses rushed to help her before first responders arrived.

High School Way was blocked by the Portland & Western Railroad train and drivers were advised to avoid the area due to the investigation.

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