Woman Found on Train Tracks


Mattoon- A woman is dead after being hit and dragged by a train.

It happened Saturday afternoon in Mattoon.

33-year-old Samantha Grider was killed while she was trying to crawl in between two rail cars while the train was stopped. While she was in between the trains, it started to back up.

Mattoon officers found her lying on the track.

No foul play is suspected. She was pronounced dead at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

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