Body Found Under St. Louis University Train

1 decade 1 month 1 week ago August 23, 2006 Aug 23, 2006 Wednesday, August 23 2006 Wednesday, August 23, 2006 2:11:00 PM CDT in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A MetroLink station at the University of Missouri at St. Louis was shut down Wednesday morning after a woman apparently jumped into the path of a train. Police were called at 4:50AM about a woman wandering on the tracks. By the time officers arrived, she had been hit.  Passengers on the train say the conductor hit the brakes and brought the train to an abrupt stop. Authorities Wednesday said the woman was dead. However, she was critically hurt when she was struck by the MetroLink train. Authorities say she apparently jumped in front of the train. St. Louis police believe the woman attempted suicide and say she is not expected to live. The MetroLink service was restored around 8:15 Wednesday morning.

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