Update-Woman Struck by Train near Toppenish Dies
Officials now say the second victim struck by a train over the weekend has died.
52-year-old Georgeann Aviles was walking when she was hit by a train near Buena Way and S. Toppenish Ave. Officials did not directly say if she was on the tracks, but she was struck around 11am Sunday.
She was rushed to a nearby hospital for emergency surgery, but Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins says she was pronounced dead later Sunday evening at 6:18pm.
The cause of death was blood loss and shock, according to sources. A 17-year-old boy who was hit by a train Saturday morning also died, but his identity has not yet been released.