Victim In Wilmington Commuter Rail Strike Identified

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WILMINGTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – The victim of a fatal train strike in Wilmington on Friday night has been identified.

The victim was 68-year-old Roberta Sausville of Wilmington, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan.

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Authorities believe that Sausville was driving by herself on the eastbound side of Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington when just before 6:00 p.m., a commuter rail train heading to Boston struck the driver’s side of her car near the North Wilmington Station. Sausville was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Transit Police are continuing to investigate the incident along with the DA’s office and Massachusetts State Police. No one on board the train was injured and all passengers were transferred to buses to that continued into Boston.

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