Westport Police: Annette White, woman pulled from Saugatuck River, died after being hit by train

Westport police believe a woman pulled from the Saugatuck River last week died after being hit by a train. The body of Annette White, 46,

The body of Annette White, 46, was discovered by duck hunters and pulled from the water by firefighters on Friday.

The body of Annette White, 46, was discovered by duck hunters and pulled from the water by firefighters on Friday. (12/30/13)

WESTPORT - Westport police believe a woman pulled from the Saugatuck River last week died after being hit by a train.

The body of Annette White, 46, was discovered by duck hunters and pulled from the water by firefighters on Friday.

Officials said surveillance video showed a Metro-North railroad train stopping on the Saugatuck River Bridge for 20 minutes on Thursday and personnel getting out to look around. Officials say a passenger also told them about the emergency stop at the bridge.

On Monday, divers found a cellphone and earring that belonged to White under the bridge.

Detectives believe White was unfamiliar with the area and was hit by the train.

At this time, police are ruling her death an accident.

Officials say White is from Maine and had been living in Connecticut since July. Her Facebook page says she has a son and two daughters, and that she was the owner-operator of the Points of Light Education and Support Center in Naples, Maine.

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