Amtrak train strikes, kills Kingston woman and her dog

An investigation determined that 36-year-old Carrie Gemmell, of Kingston, was attempting to get her dog, which had gotten loose, when they were struck by a train heading south.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2022, 9:42 PM

Updated 809 days ago

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An Ulster County woman and her dog were killed when they were struck by an Amtrak train Sunday afternoon.
State police say it happened just north of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge.
An investigation determined that 36-year-old Carrie Gemmell, of Kingston, was attempting to get her dog, which had gotten loose, when they were struck by a train heading south.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The Dutchess County Emergency Response team and the Mobile Crisis team assisted on the scene.


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