Coroner: Woman struck, killed by train in Lake City

Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Lake City
Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Lake City(Lake City Police Department)
Published: Nov. 7, 2022 at 11:12 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 8, 2022 at 3:34 PM EST
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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WMBF) - Lake City police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train Monday night.

Lake City Police Chief Jody Cooper said the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Fairview Street railroad crossing.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken later identified the person who died as 62-year-old Betty Paxton Chandler, of Lake City.

von Lutcken said Chandler died from injuries after stepping in front of the train.

The incident remains under investigation.

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