UPDATE: Fatal train-pedestrian accident on Gville’s southside


*Hall County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies say a pedestrian lost her life late Monday night, April
15, when she was hit by a train on Dorsey Street near Industrial Boulevard.

HCSO investigators have notified family of the victim, identified as Krystle May Holgate, 35, of

According to the initial investigation, Holgate was walking on the railroad tracks as a Norfolk
Southern train approached at approximately 11:40 p.m. The conductor sounded the train’s horn, but
Holgate did not move from the tracks and was hit. She was deceased on the scene.

While the body is being sent for an autopsy, investigators do not suspect foul play in the case.

Deputies closed Dorsey Street between Industrial and Aviation Boulevards for approximately two
hours early Tuesday morning, April 16, for the investigation.”