Authorities in Kandiyohi County say that a woman is dead after being struck by a train Wednesday afternoon.

According to the report, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department received a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a train near the city of Kandiyohi. The victim had reportedly been walking on the railroad tracks east of town. 

The incident took place near 98th Street Northeast.  The woman was reportedly struck by an eastbound BNSF train.

Authorities say she died at the scene. No one else was injured in the incident.

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family.