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Mom Pushing Stroller Across Tracks Dies Trying to Beat Train, Her Baby Survives

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A mother in Riverside pushing her baby's stroller at a railroad crossing was struck by a Metrolink train last night. She managed to push her 2-year-old daughter out of the way just in time, according to the Los Angeles Times.The mother was trying to beat the train after the arms came down, police said, but the stroller got stuck in the tracks. The mother was able to get her daughter out of harm's way just in time, but she was struck and died immediately at the scene.

The woman's daughter was released to her grandmother and suffered from no injuries. The woman's name has not been released.