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Bicyclist killed by freight train

Published: Sunday, April 27, 2014 9:59 p.m. CST

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.

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