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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a body was found on top of a train in Limestone County.

Limestone County Coroner Mike West said it wasn’t clear how the body, identified as a woman’s body, ended up on the train. West told News 19 a local fire department was assisting with removal.

West said the body was being sent to a lab for forensics testing.

As of 5:30 p.m., the area of that road between Laughmiller Road and Highway 31 in Limestone County had reopened. The death investigation is still ongoing.

This is a developing story.