POSTED: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 8:04am
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 6:03pm
GLADEWATER - Tuesday evening, Gladewater Police got a call that a train hit a pedestrian at the Union Pacific Railroad intersection of Walter Derrick Avenue.
When Gladewater Police and EMS first responders arrived, they found the victim dead on the scene. She was identified as Crystilla Devorra Houston, a 36-year-old black female of Gladewater.
Investigators say the Amtrack train had been traveling eastbound, while Houston was crossing the tracks southbound. All train warning signals were activated and appeared to have been working properly.
The incident is still under investigation.