By John Speer
Central Iowa Press
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train in downtown Tama at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday. Tama Police identified the victim as Krista Jan Brown, 35, Tama.
The Tama Fire Department and Ambulance Service were summoned to the scene near the McClellan Street crossing. All Tama railroad crossings were blocked for a time by the stopped train. Investigation of the accident is continuing Thursday by Tama Police.