ONE PEDESTRIAN KILLED BY TRAIN IN M.P.

Written by John Kuhens on August 30, 2015

TWO PEDESTRIANS, A WOMAN AND A MAN,  WERE STRUCK BY A TRAIN SUNDAY MORNING WHILE WALKING ACROSS THE TRAIN TRACKS AT THE LINCOLN STREET CROSSING IN MT. PLEASANT.  ACCORDING TO AN EYE WITNESS OF THE ACCIDENT…..THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHEN AROUND 8:45 THIS MORNING, THE TWO VICTIMS WERE STANDING ON THE SIDEWALK OF THE CROSSING WAITING FOR AN EAST BOUND TRAIN TO PASS.  ONCE THAT TRAIN PASSED THEY ATTEMPTED TO WALK ACROSS THE CROSSING AND DID NOT SEE A WEST BOUND TRAIN COMING AND WERE STRUCK AND THE MALE KILLED INSTANTLY.   THE WOMAN AT LAST REPORT WAS IN CRITICAL CONDITION IN IOWA CITY.  KILJ WILL HAVE MORE DETAILS AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.