Coroner: Loveland woman killed by train committed suicide
LOVELAND, Colorado ” Investigators say a woman struck and killed by a train committed suicide by lying down on the tracks.
The Larimer County Coroner’s office says 46-year-old Sherry Sowers of Loveland died from multiple blunt force injuries and that her death was a suicide. It happened Monday afternoon when she was hit by a BNSF Railway with two locomotives moving between 20 to 30 empty cars.
BNSF Railway spokesman Steve Forsberg says Sowers may have been lying on the tracks. He says about six trains a day pass through the route where the accident happened.