Railroad fatal scene

The Norfolk Southern line at Seventh Street and Railroad Way in Charleroi

The Washington County coroner’s office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train Tuesday night in Charleroi.

Coroner Tim Warco said the victim was Lisa M. Lees, 49, of Charleroi.

Lees died from multiple blunt force injuries when she was struck by a northbound Norfolk Southern coal train about 10:15 p.m. near Seventh Street and Railroad Way.

Warco ruled her death an accident.

Staff Writer

Scott Beveridge is a North Charleroi native who has lived most of his life in nearby Rostraver Township. He is a general assignments reporter focusing on investigative journalism and writing stories about the mid-Mon Valley.

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