Police investigating fatal crash involving train and pedestrian near New Carlisle
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – The St. Joseph County Police Department is responding to a fatal crash that happened off Walnut Road near US 20 involving a train that struck a pedestrian.
Police believe that the victim unintentionally stepped in front of the train while they were distracted by phone or paperwork.
SJCPD on scene fatal accident off Walnut Rd, S. of US 20. Train struck pedestrian. Currently interviewing witnesses to the accident. Individual appeared to unintentionally step into the train’s path, possibly distracted by phone or paperwork. More info will be released later.— St. Joe County Police Dept News Releases (@LSjcpd) June 4, 2020