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Woman dies in train hopping incident in South Side


September 5, 2017

In the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 3, Pittsburgh police, fire, and EMS were sent to the Norfolk Southern train tracks near S 8th Street and E. Carson Street for a report that two people had been injured by a train.

Responders discovered Lindsey Marie Michaels, 21 had been train hoping when she fell and was dragged under a train. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man also fell and suffered an ankle injury.


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