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Man Dead In Streator After Being Hit By Train

Posted by wlpo on October 15, 2013

A 29 year old is dead after being hit by a train in Streator.

Michael Eggers of Streator was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday afternoon near the 1st Street overpass.  He was hit by a BNSF train.  A railroad worker is the person who called 911.

The death is under investigation with the Streator Police, railroad police and the La Salle County Coroner.  Foul play isn’t suspected.

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