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Amtrak collision kills driver from Sandwich

Posted by wlpo on April 4, 2016

If you’ve been following the story of a crash in Somonauk between a train and car, the victim’s name has been released.

Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Wilson of Sandwich was pronounced yesterday afternoon. He allegedly drove around railroad gates and hit an Amtrak train. The fatal collision happened just after three o’clock.

The train had just left Chicago bound for California. None of the 273 passengers or crew on the train was hurt.

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