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Woman hit by industrial train in Oakdale

OAKDALE, CA - A woman was hit by an industrial train in Oakdale at around 10:25 p.m. Tuesday as she was crossing the tracks.

According to Sergeant Nixon of Oakdale Police, officers arrived at the scene and found the woman pinned beneath the train with major damage to her legs.

Witnesses told police that the woman apparently did not see the slow-moving train as she was crossing the tracks. They said she nearly made it across, but was clipped by the corner of the train and dragged under.

The woman was taken to Memorial Hospital where she was said to be in critical condition. Her name was not released.

Anyone with more information on the case was asked to contact Union Pacific Police Agent Jennifer Johnson. 
 

Turlock boy helps 'Color the Skies' for Valley hospital

Turlock boy helps 'Color the Skies' for Valley hospital

Turlock boy helps 'Color the Skies' for Valley hospital
The Turlock Journal
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Music fest funds local scholarships

Music fest funds local scholarships

Music Fest Funds Local Scholarships
Oakdale Leader
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Register now for News10's free Breakfast with the Bloggers August 17

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Missing 12-year-old boy found in Ceres

CERES, CA - A 12-year-old boy, who went missing Monday night from Turlock, was found Tuesday afternoon in Ceres.

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Francisco Chacon was last seen in the area of Canal Drive and Soderquist Road in Turlock on Monday afternoon when he had a disagreement with family members and left his home upset.

Chacon was located safe at a friend's house in Ceres after he hitchhiked from Turlock.

Local business helps former foster youth

Local business helps former foster youth

Local business helps former foster youth
The Turlock Journal
Anthony Serrano, a 2011 Turlock High School graduate, recently turned 18 and was emancipated from the foster youth system. He said in the months leading up to his birthday he felt a sense of anxiety and fear, as well he should have. ...