The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a deceased female was found on railroad tracks near Mortons Gap yesterday.
A news release says a CSX train crew reported an unresponsive female on the tracks near Ed Brackett Lane near Mortons Gap. Deputy Jamie Lampton went to the scene and Coroner Dennis Mayfield pronounced 36-year old Lisa Sullivan of Madisonville dead at the scene.
An autopsy was scheduled to determine Ms. Sullivan’s cause of death. The incident is currently listed only as a “death investigation,” according to Detective Will Coursey.