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On Thursday March 21, 2024 at approximately 9:56 PM, Deputies from the Knox
County Sheriff's Office and Officers from the Galesburg Police Department responded
to a call of a pedestrian that was struck by a moving train in the Galesburg area near
the city limits.  
The pedestrian was located by responding agencies and was immediately evaluated.
Lifesaving measures were attempted by G.H.A.S and Galesburg Fire. G.H.A.S
transported the pedestrian to St. Mary's Hospital Emergency Room where they were
later pronounced deceased.
Currently the identification of the victim is not being released.