Officials ID 36-year-old man struck, killed by Metra passenger train in Kenosha

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Man struck, killed by train in Kenosha

KENOSHA — Kenosha police were called out to the scene of a fatal accident involving a train and a pedestrian on this Wednesday evening, October 7th.

It happened on the train tracks east of Sheridan Road, and east of Simmons Field in Kenosha — near the area of 7th Avenue between 78th and 79th Street.

The train involved in the accident is a Metra train, and the incident occurred on Union Pacific tracks.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Adam Richter of Kenosha. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kenosha police are investigating this accident.

No one on board the train was hurt.

Trains were delayed for about an hour-and-a-half due to this incident.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

2 comments

  • educated one

    the only thing back there is a baseball field to the west of the squishing. Hope it wasn’t a Kingfish…

    Could someone explain how does someone get hit by a train…. other than intentionally that is…

    • von

      Well back in the day we used to have REAL reporters…now all we have are interns glued to their ipad who think reporting is relaying what they see / hear and that’s it. “you mean you want me to GO OUT THERE?”

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