Brand-new train hits, kills woman

The Citizens' Voice - - Nation & World -

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, 32-year-old Melissa Lavell, was cross­ing the tracks of the new Bright­line train af­ter the sun set Fri­day, Boyn­ton Beach po­lice said.

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

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