Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Wauwatosa

October 30, 2014

WAUWATOSA Wauwatosa police say a train has struck and killed a pedestrian.

Authorities were called to a railroad crossing just before 3 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a pedestrian struck by an eastbound train.

Police say the pedestrian died. Authorities say the victim was an adult from Wauwatosa, but the person's name has not been released.

A preliminary investigation indicates the death was an accident.

Police say the stopped train has closed several roads, and traffic in the area remains congested.


Associated Press