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Utah Woman Killed by Commuter Train

March 30, 2000

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) _ A woman rushing across the tracks to catch a commuter train was struck and killed by the train Wednesday morning.

Witnesses told police the woman had parked her car in a lot adjacent to the station and was hurrying to reach the center platform when the accident occurred.

The two-car, downtown-bound train was pulling into the station when Delores Betenes, 63, was killed.

South Salt Lake police said no one else was hurt. Light rail service was temporary halted while police investigated, and trains were rerouted.

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