SA woman dies after being hit by a train

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A South Australian woman has died after she was struck by a train in Adelaide's southern suburbs.

The 63-year-old woman was hit near Clarence Park Train Station in Black Forest just before 1pm on Tuesday.

Multiple media outlets reported the woman was attempting to save her dog from the train when she ventured onto the tracks.

Police say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal crash.

The Seaford and Flinders train lines were closed for some time while emergency services worked at the scene.

The railway corridor reopened to trains on Tuesday afternoon.