Updated 

Manassas officials have new information on the woman who was struck by a train in Manassas on Wednesday night. 

More in a press release: 

A female pedestrian was struck by a passenger train at approximately 8:20 p.m. There was a young child found in a vehicle nearby that belonged to the woman struck and the child was taken

into protective custody by authorities and later released to a family member.

The investigation is ongoing.

Nov. 27, 2013

MANASSAS, Va. – A pedestrian was struck by a train in Manassas tonight.

The female victim is alive and is being treated at a local hospital, said city spokeswoman Patty Prince.

Rescue crews were called to the area of Main and Prince William streets in the city about 8:45 p.m., according to information posted to the Manassas Volunteer Fire Company’s Facebook page.

A helicopter was called to fly the victim to a local trauma center, however, no helicopters were available to fly because of the windy weather, according to initial information.