Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Oswego

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A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway freight train Saturday, Feb. 4, in Oswego.

In a statement, the Kendall County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as a 48-year-old man from Voorschoten, Netherlands.

The coroner’s office said in a news statement that they were notified of an unresponsive subject on the railroad tracks just north of the former Oswego Park-n-Ride lot west of Orchard Road abouty 2:20 p.m. Saturday.

A forensic autopsy was performed Sunday, Feb. 5, which preliminarily indicated the deceased suffered multiple injuries because of the collision. Final autopsy results are pending further investigation and toxicological testing, according to the coroner’s office.

The coroner’s office said it is continuing the investigation into the incident along with Kendall County Sheriff’s Office personnel.