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Woman found dead on train tracks identified


Hopkins County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a woman's death.

Deputies say a CSX crew noticed a woman's body on the tracks in Mortons Gap near Ed Brackett Lane.

The woman has been identified as 36-year-old Lisa Sullivan, of Madisonville.

An autopsy was conducted in Louisville on Friday to determine the cause of death.

Officials say preliminary results indicate that Sullivan died from blunt force trauma caused by being struck by a train.

Authorities say the case is still under investigation pending a final report from the medical examiners office.

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