An 80-year-old woman killed Sunday in Wisconsin Rapids after police say she accidentally walked in front of train, has been identified as Joyce Huber.
The incident happened near W. Grand Avenue and Riverview Expressway around 3:15 p.m. Police said the woman was walking west as the train traveled south when they collided.
A lieutenant with the police department said the train arms were down and the lights were working to notify that a train was driving near.
Lt. Flewellen said this intersection is believed to be a safe track after it got an construction upgrade a few years back. He said it is rare that these incidents happen in this area.
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