Man struck by train in Elkhart

Elkhart police responded to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a train early this Monday morning.

Just before 7am, police located a 41-year-old male in the 300 block of Riverview Ave unconscious with multiple injuries. The man was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

Witnesses say the man attempted to cross the railroad tracks and the train braked to avoid a collision. The man did not clear the tracks and was struck by the train.

After being taken to the hospital the man died from his injuries on Monday.

Elkhart City Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


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