Police: Woman struck by train moved crossing gates
(Mike Rode | WBTV)
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A lady was struck and killed by a practice within the College Metropolis space of north Charlotte Friday night time.
The pedestrian, Sarah Weagba Doe, sixty four, was pronounced lifeless on the scene round 9:thirteen p.m., based on Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
The crash occurred round 9 p.m. on the tracks close to Previous Harmony and McLean Roads.
In accordance with CMPD, the railroad crossing gates have been down and purple lights have been flashing. Doe stopped her automotive, however then acquired out of her automotive to manually raise the crossing gates. She was struck by the practice whereas getting again into her automotive on the opposite aspect of the tracks.
CMPD says that there have been no reported accidents from passengers on the practice they usually haven’t decided if alcohol or medicine performed an element within the incident.
This crash stays beneath investigation. Anybody with details about this incident is requested to name Detective Crum at 704-432-2169.