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Man dies after hit by train

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Illinois State Police say a 49-year-old man was lying in the middle of the tracks on Spring Street just before 11 p.m. when he was hit by a Canadian National Train. Illinois State Police say a 49-year-old man was lying in the middle of the tracks on Spring Street just before 11 p.m. when he was hit by a Canadian National Train.
The victim lost both of his feet and lost a lot of blood when the train hit him. The victim lost both of his feet and lost a lot of blood when the train hit him.
ISP says alcohol is suspected to be a factor. Officers removed a box of beer cans from the scene. ISP says alcohol is suspected to be a factor. Officers removed a box of beer cans from the scene.
The man died at Union County Hospital. The man died at Union County Hospital.
ANNA, IL (KFVS) -

Crews spent a late night and early morning on the scene of a collision involving a pedestrian and a train in Anna.

Illinois State Police say Jeffrey W. Kelley, 49, of Mounds died after he was hit by a Canadian National Train around 10:45 p.m. Sunday.

It happened on the train tracks 561 feet south of North Main Street in Anna. Train personnel tried to warn Kelley of its approach, according to ISP.

The victim lost both of his feet and lost a lot of blood when the train hit him.

Kelley was taken to Union County Hospital where he later died from his injuries at 2:15 a.m.

ISP says alcohol was a factor. Officers removed a box of beer cans from the scene.

There were 160 cars on the train, but none ran off the tracks.

The train crossings in Anna were blocked for about an hour and a half.

The intersection opened back up overnight.

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