Train hits, kills Monroe County woman who didn't stop at tracks

Posted: Aug 1, 2014 9:06 AM by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Aug 1, 2014 10:35 AM

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MONROE COUNTY - A Missouri State Highway Patrol report released Friday said a train hit and killed a Madison woman after she failed to yield.

The report said 40-year-old Christy Mitcham was driving northbound on County Road 1033 about 2.5 miles southwest of Madison Thursday evening when an eastbound Norfolk Southern engine hit the driver's side of her vehicle, flipping the car and ejecting Mitcham. Madison is about 15 miles east of Moberly.

The report said Mitcham was not wearing a seatbelt.

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