Woman Killed By Light Rail Train Identified

By: CBS4/KKTV Email
By: CBS4/KKTV Email
A woman suffered fatal injuries when she tried to jump on a light rail train in Denver but fell underneath as it began to move.

Light Rail (credit: CBS4)

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DENVER (AP) -- A woman who was dragged to her death by a light rail train in downtown Denver has been identified as 26-year-old Jessica Lubken of Denver.

The Denver medical examiner released the identity on Wednesday. An autopsy is planned.

Witness report seeing her staggering on the train tracks Tuesday. A train came to a stop but proceeded after the woman moved.

Witnesses say she walked to the side of the train and apparently tried to board but fell and got caught under it.

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