Man struck by Metra train while fishing

April 19, 2010 6:28:27 AM PDT
A man was hit and killed by a Metra train while fishing Sunday.It happened about 2:30 p.m. at Pilcher Park in Joliet. Metra police say 32-year-old Blair Flatten was fishing on the bridge when he was struck by the westbound train on the Rock Island line.

He was pronounced dead around 3:30. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.


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