LAKE WORTH BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — Another deadly train accident involving Florida’s high-speed rail line.
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that 31-year-old Princess Davis was walking with another woman when they attempted to cross the tracks in Lake Worth Beach, Florida.READ MORE: Suspect Wanted For Armed Home Invasion In Critical Condition Following Police-Involved Shooting In SW Miami-Dade
Spokesman Teri Barbera said in an email that the conductor sounded the horn, but Davis tried to beat the train Saturday.READ MORE: South Florida Prepping For Approval Of COVID Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
Barbera said the death appeared to be accidental, but the case remains open pending autopsy findings.
The train is part of the Virgin Trains USA fleet, recently rebranded by British billionaire Richard Branson from its previous incarnation as Brightline.MORE NEWS: Centner Academy Reverses Course On 30-Day Quarantine For Vaccinated Students
More than a dozen people have died from after hit by these trains since test runs began in July 2017.