UPDATE | Woman charged after police cruiser smashed by train during chase

Shyanne Carrino has been charged after police say she led a chase in which an empty police cruiser was hit by a train.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 6/3/19 @12:37 a.m.
South Charleston police have identified a woman they say led a police chase in which an empty cruiser was hit by a train.

Shyanne Carrino is facing charges after police say they were trying to stop her, but she took off.

Carrino drove along railroad tracks near Danner Rd. before she and others in the car got out and ran.

After officers got out of their cruisers to chase Carrino, one of the cruisers was hit by a train.

Carrino is the only person charged thus far.



ORIGINAL STORY 6/2/19
South Charleston police officers are okay after their cruiser was hit by a train while they were chasing suspects in a pursuit Sunday.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ the chase started in South Charleston just before 3 p.m.

During the chase, the driver of the car officers were after, drove up on to train tracks near Danner Road. According to dispatchers, South Charleston officers got out of the cruiser and ran after the suspects.

While they were chasing, a train came by and smashed in to a cruiser. Luckily no one was in the cruiser when the train hit it.

Dispatchers say officers did detain two suspects, and are looking for at least one other.

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