A 19-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a train in Girard overnight.
It happened around 11 p.m. last night near the Mechanic Street crossing. The train
was heading east at the time of the accident. The woman was reportedly riding her bike when she was hit.
Reports from the scene indicate that the body was recovered along the tracks just east of Rice Avenue, more than a quarter mile away from where the person was struck.
Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook was called to the scene. There’s no further information on the woman’s identity at this time as officials continue to investigate.
We will continue to bring you the latest on this story as more information becomes available.