Woman hit by train in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH – An unidentified woman was struck by a southbound CP Rail train at approximately 3:42 a.m. Tuesday.

According to a press release, preliminary information suggests the woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was laying on the tracks as the train approached. An autopsy is being performed to determine the woman’s cause of death and a full investigation is ongoing.

The incident occurred between the Saranac River train trestle and Green Street in downtown Plattsburgh.

No further information was available.