MASSAC COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Crews are still piecing together why a woman fell from a train on Tuesday night in Massac County near Round Knob, Illinois.
According to Illinois State Police, a 47-year-old woman and two of her male friends were illegally riding on a freight train when she fell off.
The woman was taken by helicopter to a St. Louis hospital in serious condition.
Emergency crews were called to search for the woman around 9 p.m. and she was found after an unspecified amount of time about two miles east of Metropolis, according to the Massac County Sheriff's Office.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.