RICHMOND (CBS SF) — A female bicyclist was struck and killed Saturday afternoon in Richmond by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train, a Union Pacific spokesman said.

The bicyclist was killed at about 1:50 p.m. about two miles from Central Avenue, spokesman Francisco Castillo Jr. said. No one on the train was injured, he said.

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The death is under investigation.

Union Pacific officials will offer peer counseling to the train crew, he said.

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He urged pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists to be aware of the hazards at railroad tracks and obey the warning signs.

Castillo said it takes about a mile for a train to come to a complete stop and by the time the crew sees a person or object on the tracks it’s too late.

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