The Olympian reports that a woman was hit and killed by a freight train in Lacey on Friday. According to the report, “Thurston County chief criminal deputy James Chamberlain said the woman’s death might have been a suicide.” The conductor of the train said “[the woman] was walking straight into the train as it was approaching her, and there was no attempt to get out of the way.”
The incident occurred near where Highway 510 crosses the railroad tracks.
Police have not the name of the woman but they say she may be a missing person from Olympia who had threatened suicide in the past.
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