PLEASANT PRAIRIE (WITI) — One person is dead after being struck by an Amtrak train while walking on the railroad tracks in the village of Pleasant Prairie.
Officials say it appears to be a tragic accident.
The person was hit by the train at approximately 4:07 p.m.
The train was traveling from Chicago to Milwaukee with 184 passengers and crew members aboard when it struck the pedestrian walking on the tracks.
The collision did not occur at a crossing.
None of the passengers or crew members aboard the train were injured.
The Amtrak train number 337 was stopped on the tracks at the scene of the accident for more than two hours as the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office investigated.
Police are not releasing the victim’s identity until family identification has been made.
FOX6 News will continue to monitor this investigation and will update this story when more information becomes available.