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Woman Dies After Jumping From Moving Amtrak Train In Southwest Iowa

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    April 3, 2014 | 10:31 am
    STANTON, Iowa (AP) Authorities suspect a woman died after jumping from a moving Amtrak train in southwest Iowa.

    Radio station KJAN says Montgomery County deputies were dispatched to Stanton around 9:50 p.m. Monday. They found the woman's body lying near train tracks. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The woman's name hasn't been released, pending notification of relatives. A death investigation is continuing.

    Stanton is a town of about 690 people in southwest Iowa's Montgomery County.