Update: Woman accidentally started train that crashed into building
Authorities believe the woman started the train while cleaning it
The Associated Press
STOCKHOLM — Swedish authorities have dropped a criminal investigation against a woman previously suspected of stealing a commuter train that crashed into an apartment building.
Investigators on Friday said the woman probably started the train by accident as she was cleaning it at a depot early Tuesday.
The four-car train rolled about a mile (1.6 kilometers) to the end station of the railway line, where it jumped off the tracks, careered for about 30 yards (25 meters) and crashed into a three-story building.
No one was hurt except the woman, who was airlifted to a hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
Prosecutor Par Andersson said she appears to have put the train in motion through a series of "unfortunate circumstances," but is no longer suspected of a crime.
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