Man struck and killed by train

A 27-year-old man was killed in a pedestrian accident after being struck by the train in Grundy County.

According to officials in Coal City, the accident occurred as the man was walking on the tracks and he was struck by a Burlington Santa Fe Railway train.

Police and railway officials are investigating the accident at this time. It is unknown why the man was on the railway tracks at the time of the accident.

Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the victim.


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