DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas woman is dead after being hit by a DART train Tuesday evening.

The woman was hit by a Green Line train shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday near Second Avenue and Scyene Road near Fair Park.

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DART spokesman Mark Ball says the woman was walking across the tracks in a prohibited area.

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There is no DART Rail station in the direct area.

Green Line customers at the nearby Hatcher and MLK stations are being transferred to buses.

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Ball says DART police are continuing their investigation.