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Foul play not suspected in death of woman found near railroad tracks

12:15 PM, Feb 20, 2013   |    comments
Knox Co. Sheriff's Office investigating report of a body near Bakertown Rd. 2/20/13
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No foul play is suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found near railroad tracks in West Knoxville Wednesday morning.

A passerby called 911 around 7:00 am to report the body lying next to the tracks at Bakertown Road.

The woman has been identified as Verrana Janene Martin, 39, of Knoxville.  Investigators believe she walked into the side of the train.

Her family had reported her missing early this morning.

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A spokesperson for the Knox County Sheriff's Office says investigators were called to investigate a report of a body near the railroad tracks at Bakertown Road Wednesday morning.

10News has a crew en route. Stay with 10News for more information as the story develops.

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