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Police: 60-year-old twin sisters commit suicide by train

Victims identified as Grace, Hellen Mincer

WINTER PARK, Fla. – Twin 60-year-old sisters committed suicide by walking in front of an Amtrak train last month in Winter Park, according to police.

The double-fatal crash occurred September 27 near Palmetto and Cypress avenues.

Police on Wednesday identified the victims as Grace and Hellen Mincer. Authorities said the sisters were living in Orlando on a month-to-month basis.

No one aboard Amtrak train 91, which was carrying 83 passengers, was injured.

No other details have been released.


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