Woman Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train

by Elizabeth Ruiz

12/5/17

A woman may have been trying to beat the train when she was struck and killed on the tracks just east of IH 37 in the downtown area.

She was struck by the Amtrak passenger train just before 5:30 this morning on Florida Street near Cherry.

“Upon arrival, EMS found the woman pinned in the vehicle. They tried to save her, but shortly after, she was pronounced deceased,” said officer Carlos Ortiz.

The train dragged the woman’s SUV for several yards before coming to a stop.

The train remained on the tracks for a few hours during the investigation.

SHARE

RELATED CONTENT

Electric Reliability Council of Texas shatters records twice in one day San Antonio group is helping grandparents who are raising grandchildren San Antonio food pantry for pets needs donations Woman killed in rollover accident was not wearing seat belt Even hotter weather expected for Texas New Braunfels man arrested, accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old
Comments