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Motorist killed by commuter train is identified

January 22, 2022 GMT

WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A motorist whose vehicle was hit by a train was identified Saturday as the investigation continues.

Roberta Sausville, 68, of Wilmington, was driving east when an Inbound Haverhill Line train hit the driver’s side of her vehicle Friday evening near the North Wilmington MBTA Station, officials said.

The vehicle was pushed 40 to 50 yards, and Sausville was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

The crash is being investigated by MBTA Transit Police, Wilmington Police, State Police and the district attorney’s office.