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Coroner Identifies Woman Killed by Train

Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon has identified Jessica Lee Thompson of Springfield as the 34-year-old female struck by a train Thursday near 6th Street and North Grand Avenue.

Jessica Lee Thompson was pronounced deceased at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in the emergency room at 2:46 p.m. after being transported by EMS from the incident. An autopsy was done today, and preliminary findings show Ms. Thompson died from multiple blunt-force injuries.

The death remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner and the Springfield Police Department.


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