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

6 years 2 weeks 4 hours ago Friday, August 01 2014 Aug 1, 2014 Friday, August 01, 2014 9:06:00 AM CDT August 01, 2014 in News
By: Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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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