Teen hit, killed by train in Morrisville
Posted June 11, 2012
Updated June 12, 2012
Morrisville, N.C. — A train struck and killed a 15-year-old girl along railroad tracks at Morrisville Carpenter and Chapel Hill roads Monday evening, a Morrisville town spokeswoman said.
Jessica Fladung was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are calling her death an apparent suicide.
Spokeswoman Stephanie Smith said police talked to the train conductor to piece together what lead to Fladung's death.
The wreck caused major traffic delays during the evening commute.