Fatal Kane County Train Accident
There was a fatal train accident early this morning (April 26, 2014) in Elgin, Illinois.
Details regarding this fatal Kane County train accident appear to be somewhat limited at this time.
According to Elgin Police, a person was riding a bicycle across the freight railroad tracks at the National Street Train Station, when the person is believed to have fallen off the bicycle and was fatally struck by the train. Emergency responders were called to the accident scene at 12:35 a.m.
The Kane County Coroner has not released any further information concerning the person’s identity.
The accident remains under investigation.
For Additional Information And Possible Updates Concerning This Kane County Train Accident
Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the April 26 Daily Herald article titled “Elgin bicyclist killed by freight train after fall” as well as the April 26 Chicago Tribune article titled “Bicyclist dies after being struck by train in Elgin.”
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