According to police, they got a call at around 10 p.m. Saturday night of ‘a victim struck’. When they got to the scene near the 4200 block of Lake St. they discovered the victim had been struck by a train, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses say that the victim was struck by a North bound train when attempting to run across the railroad tracks while the gates were down and lights were flashing.
The victim’s name and information is being with held pending family notification. This accident remains under investigation.
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