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Death Ruled Suicide

CSX train on tracks
CSX train on tracks

Vigo County Sheriff Deputies were called out Tuesday morning after a woman was hit at killed on the CSX rail tracks near Springhill Dr. and So. 20th St.

Deputies discovered the body of an elderly white female lying beside the tracks.

 Property belonging to the female was found nearby, that gave the impression that the female had spent the night near the tracks.

Police say that their investigation shows that the woman has tried to kill herself several times in the past and had recently been seen by mental health facility.

A witness told officers that woman stated she recently made the comment that pills do not work, so she will jump in front of a train.

Deputies found no signs of foul play.

It appears that the death is a suicide, the family has been notified and a name will not be released.

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