A Blue Mound woman was fatally struck by a train on Wednesday afternoon. 53 year old Karen Lynne Sammons was pronounced dead by Macon County Coroner Michael E. Day. Sammons was a pedestrian at the railroad tracks/embankment near the 500 block of Railroad Ave. in Blue Mound. Sammons is reported to have stepped into the path of the train.
The incident was reported by the crew of the train and a passerby at 3:50 PM on Wednesday. Macon County Sheriff’s Office and the Macon County Corone rare continuing to investigate.