Train hits and kills pedestrian
JOPLIN, Mo. — On December 21 at 11:31 p.m. the Joplin Police Department responded to the area of 15th and Michigan Street where a train fatally hit and killed a pedestrian.
According to JPD, a southbound train cleared the intersection crossing of 15th and Indiana where it encountered 27-year old Arielle S. Graddy-Ideker, of Joplin, on the tracks.
Graddy-Ideker was struck and killed by the train.
Detectives responded to investigate the death and next of kin were notified just this morning.
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