NEW INFORMATION: Woman in train crash identified

Monroe County Sheriff's Department press release

Monroe County Sheriff Pete Quirin reports the release of the identity of the victim of the fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on August 14, 2011 on Iberia Ave. in the town of Sparta. The deceased is identified as Tracy L. Ulteig , age 37, of 418 South Thayer St. in the city of Sparta.

The crash remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
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(WEAU) - A woman is dead after a train hit her car.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department says it happened just after 9 p.m. Sunday in the Town of Sparta. Deputies say they received a call from the Canadian Pacific Railroad saying a train had hit a car at the crossing on Iberia Avenue. When emergency crews arrived at the scene they found a vehicle on the north side of the tracks with a female inside. Officers say the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her name has not been released.


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