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: COVID In Florida: Cases, Positivity Rates, Deaths Rise Amid Coronavirus Surge
Spokesman Teri Barbera said in an email that the conductor sounded the horn, but Davis tried to beat the train Saturday.READ MORE: 'Biggest Tragedy Is Preventable Loss Of Life': Memorial Healthcare System Chief Urges Public To Get COVID Vaccine
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: Florida Becoming Epicenter Of Coronavirus Outbreak
More than a dozen people have died from after hit by these trains since test runs began in July 2017.