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Suicides by rail leave more than just one victim

Posted By rob On October 7, 2013 @ 8:52 am In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

Sharon Spitler had every intention of taking her life when she left her motel room in the early morning of Sept. 25.

At 6:40 a.m., the 56-year-old Westland, Mich., woman walked to the nearby South Shore railroad tracks and stood between the long twin rails that disappear in both directions in The Pines. With a fast-approaching westbound South Shore passenger train heading her way, Spitler turned her back to it.

Read the complete story at the Post-Tribune.

 


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