Pedestrian Hit by Train in Galesburg
The incident happened just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Battle Creek Street and Burgess Drive.
According to Galesburg Police, a 16-year-old male was walking his bike across the tracks when he was hit by the train. The victim was killed in the accident.
Officers are calling it an unfortunate accident at this time, but the incident remains under investigation. The victim’s identity is not being released.