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Woman killed by train after dropping her phone on tracks and climbing down to get it

Felon Smith was struck and killed by a train on Chicago's Red Line after dropping her phone on the tracks and climbing down to retrieve it

Felon Smith was struck and killed by a train on Chicagos Red Line after dropping her phone on the tracks and climbing down to retrieve it (Pictures: Facebook/CBS2)

A 37 year-old commuter was struck and killed by a train after she dropped her phone onto the tracks and climbed down to retrieve it.

Felon Smith died after being hit by the Chicago L Train at the 69th Street Red Line station around 12:40pm on Thursday.

Felon was pronounced dead at the scene, with service on the Red Line disrupted for two and a half hours after the accident.

She ignored a warning telling riders to stay off the tracks.

The victims mother Jorgetta Martin shared the tragic news on Facebook, writing: FB PRAY FOR ME MY
DAUGHTER WAS KILLED THIS MORNING.

Felon shared this haunting Facebook status about how blessed she felt hours before she was struck and killed

Felon shared this haunting Facebook status about how blessed she felt hours before she was struck and killed (Picture: Facebook)

She later shared a tribute to Felon, writing: My Baby got her Wings.

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Felons Facebook page was filled with haunting recent updates sharing how much she was enjoying life.

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On the morning of her death she wrote: 2 blessing in one day God Is good even in your time of need.

And last week Felon said: Good stuff has been happening all week to me I was in the nail salon and a lady paid for my feet to match my nails she was like there so pretty I want you to have it so sweet.

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