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Woman Hit By Light Rail Was Listening To An iPod

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Laura Triem was struck by a light rail train on Nov. 4 at Speer and Stout. It was determined she was at fault when she stepped in front of the train. (credit: CBS)

Laura Triem was struck by a light rail train on Nov. 4 at Speer and Stout. It was determined she was at fault when she stepped in front of the train. (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – A light rail accident critically injured a woman Friday afternoon.

It happened at Speer Boulevard and Stout Street. Witnesses told police the woman, identified as Laura Triem, 21, waited for the eastbound train to cross but she failed to look the other way and was hit by the westbound train.

Witnesses also said the woman might have been distracted because she was wearing headphones from an iPod.

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Laura Triem (credit: Facebook)

Triem’s family told CBS4 she remains in critical condition.

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