UPDATED: Police Identify All Victims Struck by Train in Georgetown Sunday


UPDATED – Tuesday, 4:45pm -Georgetown Police have identified the third person who was struck by a train north of town early Sunday morning.  He is 25 year old Mario Niz-Lopez of Georgetown.  He and Roblero-Ortiz remain in critical condition at Christiana Hospital


UPDATED – Monday, 11:55am –  Georgetown Police have identified two of the three people involved in Sunday morning’s train incident.  The woman who died in the crash is 33 year old Cecilia Vincencio-Cruz of Georgetown.  One of the men, 29 year old Widmer Roblero-Ortiz of Georgetown is in critical condition at Christiana Hospital.  A second male victim also is also in critical condition at Christiana Hospital and remains unidentified. The victim is a Hispanic male in his early 20’s.  Police have learned that all three victims were lying on the railroad tracks at the time they were struck by the train. While not confirmed, alcohol is possibly a factor in this incident. No charges have been filed.  Anyone with information on the possible identity of the 2nd male victim please contact Detective Diaz at Georgetown Police Department 302-856-6613.


UPDATED – 6:25am – One person is dead and 2 injured after they were struck by a train at the north end of Georgetown.  Emergency personnel were called to the railroad tracks north of Douglas Street just before 1am for an accident.  Georgetown Police say three people were struck by a Carload Express train that was traveling northbound.  A female was pronounced dead and two men are in critical condition at an area hospital.  Crews from Georgetown, Ellendale, Millsboro, Milton and several paramedic units were on the scene for over an hour. No charges have been filed – the investigation is continuing.


Multiple agencies are on the scene of three persons who have been struck by a train in Georgetown just north of Douglas St.  The incident was reported around 12:43 a.m.

Extrication is in progress and will require an extended period of time.  All three patients are reported in critical condition.

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