Woman hit, killed by train in Murfreesboro; police seek to ID her

Posted at 1:59 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 14:59:53-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF)  — Police in Murfreesboro have asked the public’s help in identifying a woman who was hit and killed by a train.

Police said she was struck around 12:38 a.m. Sunday near the CSX railroad crossing at Old Salem Highway near Patterson Avenue. She appears to have walked into the path of the train.

Police described her as a white female, between 40 and 45, and approximately 5’3” to 5’6” tall, with a medium build. She had dyed red hair with grey roots. Investigators said there’s no identification, paperwork, scars, unique marks or tattoos to help them identify her.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Julie Cox at (629) 201-5514.