2 women hit, killed by Amtrak train

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Two women were hit and killed by a train in Winter Park on Wednesday, according to police.  It happened near the intersection of Palmetto and Cypress Avenues a little bit before noon.

Investigators say it appears “both females acted intentionally to commit suicide.”  

Amtrak says 83 passengers were on-board the train from New York City to Miami when it happened. No one on the train was hurt. Amtrak says the train went back into service at around 2:20 p.m.  Police have not released the ages or names of the women who were killed.