Officials ID 36-year-old man struck, killed by Metra passenger 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.
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