New high-speed train mak­ing pre­view run hits and kills woman

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - Milwaukee Wisconsin -

MI­AMI – A high-speed train that was of­fer­ing pre­view runs a day be­fore its de­but struck and killed a woman, po­lice in Florida said Satur­day.

The woman, Melissa Lavell, 32, was cross­ing the tracks of the new Bright­line train af­ter the sun set on Fri­day, Boyn­ton Beach po­lice said.

Wit­nesses told po­lice the woman tried to make it across af­ter the guard rails were down, at­tempt­ing to beat the train, which was trav­el­ing north. No one on the train was in­jured.

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