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Pedestrian killed by train in Macomb

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Jane Carlson
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Tri States Public Radio
The accident happened on the railroad tracks west of Bower Road, according to the Macomb Police Department.

One person is dead following a train accident Tuesday in Macomb.

The Macomb Fire Department and Life Guard Ambulance responded to the train tracks west of Bower Road at 5:47 p.m.

At the scene, first-responders determined a pedestrian died in the accident.

Several rail crossings were closed during the investigation but have reopened.

There is no indication of foul play, according to the Macomb Police Department.

The investigation is ongoing and no other information has been released.

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Jane Carlson covers west central Illinois and southeast Iowa for Tri States Public Radio.