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Morris man killed in train vs. pedestrian collision

Posted by wlpo on July 15, 2015

A Morris man is dead after getting hit by a train Wednesday morning.

20-year-old Zachary Johnston was pronounced dead at the scene after getting hit at the Liberty Street crossing in Morris shortly after 10 Monday morning. According to the Grundy County Coroner’s Office, Johnston was wearing headphones wired into his phone and didn’t hear the train approaching or the train’s horn.

An autopsy will be performed Thursday morning.


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