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    Monday, April 15, 2024

    Amtrak identifies woman killed on tracks in New London

    Amtrak police have identified the woman struck and killed by a train in New London on Friday as 26-year-old Saige Gangwisch.

    Gangwisch has a last known address in Wallingford but was homeless, officials said. Her official cause of death is pending further study, a spokesperson with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said on Monday.

    Gangwisch was struck and killed shortly before 10 a.m. by a westbound passenger Amtrak train, off of State Pier Road just west of the railroad bridge spanning the Thames River.

    Amtrak released no further information.

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