Woman Struck by Train in Suicide Attempt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Columbus Police say a woman who was struck by a train late Saturday afternoon did so in a suicide attempt.

The call came in just after 5PM about a woman who was hit near the railroad bridge west of Short Street and mound Street.

First responders were able to remove the victim from under the train to transport her to the hospital, where she was listed in critical but stable condiiton.

Officers say she is also expected to survive her injuries.

While the incident is considered a suicide attempt, the Columbus Police Homicide Unit is handling the investigation.

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