Person struck by train, killed in Kzoo

Kalamazoo County

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety are investigating after a person was hit and killed by a train late Tuesday.

It happened at 11:22 p.m. in the area of East Michigan Avenue and Riverview Drive, about a mile from downtown.

Details are limited, but police officials tell News 8 the victim was a 19-year-old Kalamazoo resident. Officers tried to save the victim, but they were pronounced dead on scene.

Investigators are looking into what caused the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates, and watch News 8 Daybreak from 4:30-7 a.m. for the latest information.

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