A woman was killed after being struck by a train in Lincoln Friday evening.

According to Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy, the train operator reported seeing a female sitting on the tracks. She was unable to get out of the way of the train in time, he said.

The woman’s identity is being withheld pending notification of her next of kin, Murphy added.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. Lincoln Police and Fire Rescue responded.