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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS:Dodge County woman, dogs killed by train

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LOWELL - A 61-year-old woman and her two dogs were killed when struck by a train. The incident happened in Lowell yesterday morning.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s office says Juanita Payton was taking the two dogs for a walk when she was struck by the southbound train on the tracks. The incident is still under investigation.



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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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