BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A woman was pronounced dead by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office after succumbing to her injuries. She was struck by a train. The incident happened Thursday evening, on October 24 at the 3200 block of 29th Avenue North.
According to the coroner’s office, the victim, 68-year-old Shirley Prewitt Mitchell of Birmingham, Alabama, was walking near a set of railroad tracks. There she was reportedly hit by a train.