Fatal Train Accident In Maple Park, Illinois

Fatal Train Accident In Kane County, Illinois

There was a fatal train accident Saturday night (May 31, 2014) in Maple Park, Illinois.

This accident happened at approximately 9:30 p.m., and involved a 14-year-old boy getting fatally struck by a freight train.  This fatal train accident happened near the Liberty Street railroad crossing to the north of Main Street.  The train was a Union Pacific freight train.

The teenager was identified as Parker Wolfsmith, of Maple Park.

An excerpt from the June 2, 2014 The Beacon-News article titled “Teen is killed by freight train in Maple Park” :

Police have ruled out foul play and suicide as a cause of Parker’s death.

This fatal train accident remains under investigation by the Maple Park Police Department.

Sources For Additional Information And Possible Updates Regarding This Kane County Fatal Train Accident

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Beacon-News article mentioned above as well as the June 2 Batavia Patch article titled “Teen Struck, Killed by Freight Train in Kane County.”


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