Knoxville Police say the 33-year-old woman who was hit by a train near Cedar Lane and Fennel Road Monday evening lost her leg due to injuries sustained in the accident.
When first responders arrived they found the woman under the train. Police say they found prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia on the victim.
The train attempted to stop before hitting the woman. KPD says the conductor followed standard procedure and did stop the train after he realized the woman had been hit.