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Deputies investigate after woman hit, killed by Amtrak train in Lakeland

Posted at 1:34 PM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 17:09:33-05

A woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by an Amtrak train at a railroad intersection in Lakeland on Thursday. 

The incident occurred in the railroad intersection of Highway 92 E. and Fairway Avenue in Lakeland. 

The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Brenda Salyers.

Fairway Avenue was closed in the area of Highway 92 E. and E. Main Street during the investigation, but has since reopened.