Female pedestrian dies after being struck by train in Clinton Sunday


CLINTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Vermillion County Coroner confirmed a female died after being struck by a train Sunday in Clinton, Indiana.

While few details are available at this time, the coroner said no vehicle was involved in the incident.

The Clinton Police Department is in charge of the investigation.

CSX provided the following statement regarding the incident:

At 6:42 am yesterday, September 8th, a CSX train struck a pedestrian on the railroad tracks in Clinton, IN. The pedestrian was fatally injured. CSX personnel are cooperating with the Vermillion County Police Department who are investigating the incident. There were no reported injuries to the crew. CSX appreciates the swift response by local emergency personnel and extends its thoughts to those impacted by this tragic event. At CSX safety is our highest priority in the communities we serve. We remind the public that any activity on or near a rail line can be dangerous.”

WTWO will continue to provide updates as they become available.

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