Missing Woman Found After Being Hit by Light Rail Train

Alice Alspektor, 66, had been missing since Tuesday night.

UPDATE: A 66-year-old woman who went missing near Carmichael Tuesday was found Wednesday night after she was hit by a train and hospitalized, authorities say.

Alice Alspektor, who went missing from the Arden Arcade area and was considered at-risk, was hit by a light rail train near Watt Avenue and I-80, Sacramento County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. Jason Ramos said.

"She has been transported to a hospital, and her family has been notified," Ramos said in an email.


Original story:

A woman considered at-risk has been missing from the Arden Arcade area since Tuesday, authorities say.

Alice Alspektor, 66, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 3900 block of Edison Avenue, according to a press release from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.

She is considered at-risk because she is bipolar and has dementia, the press release states.

Alspektor is described by the department "as a white female adult, 5-foot-7 tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. She has brown hair, hazel eyes and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a brown, fleece zip-up jacket with a fur-lined hood.

"Anyone knowing the whereabouts of this missing person is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115."


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NativeMaven February 21, 2013 at 07:52 PM
I'm glad she survived, a bit of good news. May she heal up nicely.


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