Collision with train leaves 1 dead in Bement; authorities investigating

Collision with train leaves 1 dead in Bement; authorities investigating

BEMENT — A boy was reportedly killed when he was hit by a train Sunday afternoon in Bement.

Piatt County Death Examiner Troy Dunn confirmed that there was a fatal collision between a pedestrian and a train but had no further information on the victim’s identity.

Preliminary reports indicate the incident took place between 3 and 4 p.m. Sunday.

“We are still working the investigation,” Dunn told The News-Gazette.

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