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December 9, 2017-Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed that coroner investigators were called to US 12 and County Line Road at 2:40 a.m. in reference to an accident. According to the release, a caucasion male suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim was not released at this time pending notification of next of kin. According to information derived from the scanner, emergency crews were dispatched to US 12 and County Line Road at 2:10 a.m. for an accident involving a train and a pedestrian.
We will update this report as additional information becomes available.