Marseilles pedestrian dies after being struck by train

Police, coroner’s office investigating the death

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A pedestrian died Sunday in Marseilles after they were hit by a train.

The Marseilles Police Department said it responded about 11:44 p.m. Sunday about 1,000 feet east of the Main Street railroad crossing. The La Salle County Coroner’s Office and the Marseilles police are investigating the death. The identification of the deceased has not been identified pending notification of their family. No further information was provided. Shaw Local News Network will update this story as more information becomes available.

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