A woman walking her dog near the Butterfly Lane freeway underpass in Montecito was struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train at around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to authorities, the train was stopped for an hour after the incident. The Sheriff’s Department is investigating what happened, said a spokesperson, and the Coroner’s Office is working to identify the woman. Her dog was handed over to animal control officers, and it will stay at a shelter until the victim is identified and her family is notified.
Train Kills Pedestrian in Montecito
The Female Victim Hasn’t Been Identified
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.