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Police investigating ‘possible suicide’ involving pedestrian, train in Woods Cross

Posted at 8:19 AM, Apr 15, 2019

WOODS CROSS — Police in Woods Cross are investigating a “possible suicide” involving a train and a pedestrian Monday morning.

The incident occurred in the area of 880 West and 1500 South, and Fox 13 News first heard report of the crash around 8 a.m.

The Utah Transit Authority stated the incident involved a person and a Union Pacific train.

The crash prevented FrontRunner trains from moving through the area for some time, and a bus bridge was put in place. As of 9 a.m. UTA says trains are moving through the area again, but riders should expect delays of 10-15 minutes.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.

Fox 13 News does not generally cover apparent suicides unless there is a broader impact to the public, such as a police response or delays to train service.

If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, help is available 24/7 by calling 1-800-273-TALK. Utahns can also visit Hope4Utah and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center for additional resources. You can also download the SafeUT app for instant, confidential crisis services.