A man suffered fatal personal injuries on November 21 when an Amtrak train struck him in the Lemon Springs community, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office.
Captain Jeff Johnson said the incident had been ruled a suicide by investigators.
Johnson said that 24-year-old Lemon Springs resident William Shoemaker had recently moved from Vermont to Lee County. At the time of the collision, he was laying on the railroad tracks.
Johnson said the incident took place shortly after 10:30 p.m. near Greenwood Road.