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Woman found dead on train tracks in Moorhead

The woman was located by officials on train tracks near Memorial Park Sunday morning.

Officials are investigating a death on railroad tracks in Moorhead after a woman was found dead there Sunday morning.

According to the Moorhead Police Department, employees of the Northern Santa Fe Railroad reported a possible medical emergency on the railroad tracks near Memorial Park at around 11:45 a.m.

Moorhead police and firefighters located a woman's body upon arrival.

The train was stopped for an investigation and blocked traffic downtown for around an hour.

The death is not suspicious and does not present a danger to the public, according to the department. The name of the victim has not yet been released. 

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