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Man killed by train in Mendota

Posted by wlpo on June 8, 2015

A man has died after getting hit by a train Monday morning in Mendota.

Mendota emergency personnel were called out a little after 11:30 this morning about the crash, which happened at the first avenue crossing on the east side of town. The La Salle County coroner’s office was called to the scene shortly afterwards.

The crossing was closed and emergency personnel and the coroner were on the scene for over four hours after the crash.

The incident is under investigation by the Mendota police department.

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