Woman struck, killed by train in Shelburne


Staff Writer

Published: 06-10-2024 3:15 PM

SHELBURNE — The Northwestern District Attorney’s Office is investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a train early Monday morning.

An unidentified woman was struck and killed by a Berkshire & Eastern Railroad freight train about a half a mile from the Bardwell’s Ferry Bridge at around 5 a.m. and she was pronounced dead at around 5:30 a.m., according to DA’s office spokesperson Laurie Loisel.

Police from the Shelburne and Conway Police departments as well as Massachusetts State Police and detectives from the DA’s office responded. State troopers from the Crime Scene Services Section were also on hand.

According to Loisel, the death is still under investigation as is the woman’s identity. No foul play or criminal conduct is suspected.


Chris Larabee can be reached at clarabee@recorder.com.