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Man Struck and Killed by Train at Geneva Depot

The man's identity was not determined on Saturday.

A man was killed when he was hit by a train near the Geneva train depot early Saturday morning.

Geneva police responded to an area on the train tracks west of the train depot around 12:51 a.m. Saturday, June 9, a Geneva Police Department press release said.

The original report was that the conductor of an eastbound Union Pacific freight train had reported that the train had struck an unknown object. After receiving this information, personnel on another eastbound Union Pacific freight train discovered that a person had been struck.

The man was deceased upon the arrival of Geneva police officers.

At this time, the man's identity has not been determined.

This accident is being investigated by:

  • The Geneva Police Department
  • Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team
  • Union Pacific police
  • Metra police
  • The Kane County Coroner’s Office

There were no further details available on Saturday about this incident. When an identity has been determined, the Geneva Police Department will provide more information.

SOURCE: Geneva Police Department

GG June 10, 2012 at 10:49 PM
May love and peace be with you. You were loved and a very good man.
Monica June 11, 2012 at 04:49 AM
So sad. Hope you have found peace at last in a better place... <3<3<3
John Perdikus June 11, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Do you really believe that wherever he is, he is reading the on-line comments of the Patch?

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