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Published: Wednesday, 3/27/2013

Death of woman hit by train believed suicide


DELTA, Ohio — An Ida, Mich., woman was struck and killed by a train just west of the Fulton County village of Delta Tuesday morning in what officials believe to have been a suicide.

Lisa Sawyers, 44, was found along the tracks near County Road FG in York Township after sheriff’s deputies were summoned to the scene at 11:51 a.m.

The train’s crew reported that the woman lay down on the track before she was hit, deputies said. She was pronounced dead at the nearby Delta fire station.

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