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