A 27-year-old man was struck and killed in a pedestrian accident while walking along the railroad tracks in the early morning hours.
According to the Grundy County Coroner, the incident was an “unfortunate accident.” Police and emergency crews arrived at the scene at 3:07 a.m. in order to begin to investigate the accident and clear the scene.
BSF Railway Co. is also investigating the accident. It is unknown at this time why the man was walking on the tracks.
Our condolences are with the friends and family of the victim.