Woman killed by train

Police say a 40-something-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train Sunday at a crossing at Old Salem Highway near Patterson Avenue.

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are attempting to identify a woman who was struck by a train and died on Sunday.

The preliminary investigation indicates the woman appeared to walk into the path of the train near the CSX railroad crossing at Old Salem Hwy near Patterson Avenue around 12:38 a.m., the MPD said.

The victim is a white female, between 40 and 45 years of age, approximately 5-feet 3-inches to 5-feet 6-inches, with a medium build, the MPD said. She had dyed red hair with grey roots. There was no identification, paperwork, scars, unique marks or tattoos on the victim.

If you know of someone fitting this description, please call Det. Julie Cox at 629-201-5514.

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