Coroner identifies woman hit by train, killed in Newton Twp.

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NEWTON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A woman was hit by a train and died on railroad tracks off Newton Falls Bailey Road.

The Trumbull County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 50-year-old Michelle Williams, of North Jackson.

The 911 call came in from the CSX train’s engineer who stopped the train to offer aid until emergency crews could get there. It happened about 11 p.m. Wednesday on tracks behind the township building.

We don’t know yet why Williams was walking on the tracks. The coroner hasn’t ruled on the cause of her death yet.

The Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.

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