Officials identify woman who died in Wilmington train crash

Roberta Sausville, 68, of Wilmington was struck by an inbound Haverhill line train Friday.

Authorities have identified the woman who died Friday in a fatal train crash in Wilmington as 68-year-old Roberta Sausville of Wilmington.

Officials say that Sausville was driving alone eastbound on Middlesex Avenue around 5:50 p.m., when an inbound Haverhill line train struck the driver’s side of her car near the north Wilmington MBTA station.

Sausville was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a statement from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, Superintendent of Transit Police Richard Sullivan, and Wilmington Police Chief Joseph Desmond.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash, according to the statement.


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