HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Metro-North railroad spokesman says a train crew reported striking something on the tracks in Westport last Thursday, but found no evidence it was a person. A woman's body was found the next day.
Police are investigating after 46-year-old Annette White, a Maine resident who had been living in Connecticut since July, was found dead Friday in the Saugatuck River near the tracks.
Police say White's injuries were consistent with being struck by a train.
Metro-North spokesman Salvatore Arena says the railroad didn't notify police of the incident because there was no blood or anything else to indicate the train struck anything other than debris on the tracks.
Arena says the crew spent about 20 minutes searching the area before the train continued its journey from New Haven to Stamford.
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