Train fatality in Edmonds was suicide

Jun 16, 2018

Updated June 18:The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office reports that the death of a woman who jumped in front of a BNSF train in Edmonds on Saturday, June 16,was a suicide.

The 33-year-old woman's name was not released.

According to Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley, at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, June 16, a woman jumped in front of a BNSF train in Edmonds, according to witnesses.

The Edmonds/Kingston route was out of service for hours near the Edmonds ferry terminal.

Ferry travelers were given refunds, according to a Washington State Ferries spokesman, and advised to go to Colman Dock in Seattle.

Main Street was closed at Railroad Avenue for several hours as police conducted an investigation.

Access to waterfront at Dayton Street West tracks remained open.

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