ELGIN – Police in Elgin were investigating the death of a man who was struck by a freight train after he fell off his bicycle. Local news media reported that officials said the man was riding across the railroad tracks shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday when he fell off his bicycle and was hit by the train. Police have not identified the man pending the notification of next of kin.
Bicyclist killed by freight train
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