SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Sacramento Regional Transit officials say a woman was fatally struck by a light-rail train while pushing a man in a wheelchair.

Transit officials say the collision occurred at 5:30 a.m. Friday when the woman was run over by the train headed downtown from South Sacramento.

The Sacramento Bee ( reports the woman died at the scene. Her identity has not been released.

Officials say the man she was pushing fell from the wheelchair and was not hit by the train. He was taken to a hospital.


Information from: The Sacramento Bee,