Young woman dies in crash with train in Johnson County

Photo courtesy of Johnson County Sheriff’s Department.

Correction: The accident happened Tuesday night. An earlier version of this story was incorrect on the time.

A 20-year-old Greenwood woman died in a crash with a train yesterday evening near Whiteland.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that they were called to the scene at Tracy Road and Emerson Avenue at 10:43 p.m. yesterday morning and found the car about 1,500 feet north of Tracy Road.

The driver, 20 year old Shauna B. Synesael was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies say that the CSX train was pulling 83 cars with two locomotives and it appears that Synesael pulled in front of the train at the intersection.