Woman suffers life-threatening injuries after hit by VTA train in San Jose

A young woman was struck Wednesday morning by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail train in San Jose. 

Authorities say it happened around 10:52 .m. at Stokes Street and Southwest Expressway. 

Officer say the victim was walking across the tracks when he was hit by a VTA train. 

She was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. A witness at the scene said it appeared as though she were a teenager. 

Officials had earlier identified the victim as a man.