Woman hit by AmTrak train in Wilmington identified  


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WILMINGTON – A woman hit by a train last Thursday night has been identified.

The Will County Coroner’s Office announced Tuesday the victim as Susan A. Austin, 63 of Wilmington.  Austin was killed at the railroad crossing on North Kankakee St. near the intersection of Chicago St. in Wilmington around 8:30 p.m. last Thursday.

Her name had been withheld pending notification of family. 

Both Wilmington Police and AmTrak officials are still investigating the cause of Austin’s death. Autopsy and toxicological results are also still pending.


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