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UPDATE: Victim of fatal train accident in Sauk Co. identified

 
UPDATE: Victim of fatal train accident in Sauk Co. identified
Posted July 14th, 2014 @ 4:28pm by 1310 WIBA/ Associated Press

The Sauk (Sock) County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of Saturday's fatal train accident.

 

Officials say 66-year-old Linda Rowe of North Freedom died at the Mid Continent Railway Museum after slipping and falling underneath a train

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NORTH FREEDOM, Wis. (AP) _ A volunteer at a Wisconsin railroad museum has died after slipping under a moving train.

The Sauk County Sheriff's Office says the 66-year-old woman was a volunteer employee at the Mid-Continent Railway Museum in North Freedom. Sheriff Chip Meister says in a news release that the preliminary investigation determined she was stepping off a train when she slipped under it as it began to move about 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was still being withheld Sunday pending notification of relatives.

The accident remains under investigation.

North Freedom is about 30 miles northwest of Madison.

 

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