38-year-old woman died after being hit by train in Osborne Village early Monday: Winnipeg police

A 38-year-old woman died after she was accidentally hit by a freight train early Monday morning, Winnipeg police say.

Police responded to a report of a person who had been struck by a train on Stradbrook Avenue, between Queen Elizabeth Way and Scott Street, shortly before 4 a.m. Monday, a news release said Tuesday.

Railway crews directed emergency personnel to a 38-year-old woman who was fatally injured.

The woman had left a passenger train when she was hit by a freight train travelling in the opposite direction, police said.

The freight train conductor stayed nearby to speak with investigators. The incident was found to be accidental and no arrests are expected, police said.

The woman was identified and her family was notified, but police did not release her name to the public.