Appleton man dead after being hit by train
APPLETON, WI --One person is dead after getting hit by a train in Appleton Monday morning.
It happened near Pacific and Durkee streets around 1 am. Police say the train was carrying coal.
The train's crew sounded the horn when they saw the man laying in the tracks, but police say the man didn't move. The man was dragged nearly 300 feet by the train.
Police say the victim is a 64 year old man from the Appleton area.
The Appleton Police Department says multiple intersections in that area were shut down and a crash investigation team responded.