Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has died after being struck by a passenger train in southwestern Michigan.
A victim –under the age of 18 — was fatally struck by a train near the intersection of Burgess and Battle Creek in Galesburg on Monday.
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Officials say the mother attempted to stop for the train, but part of the car was still on the tracks.
Deteriorating conditions on freight railroad-owned routes used by Amtrak have led to additional cancellations to and from the Chicago area Tuesday.
An Amtrak train was shut down for more than two hours after striking a vehicle that was on a set of tracks in metro Detroit.
Amtrak says it’s adding 18 trains in Michigan during the Thanksgiving holiday period.
Amtrak says the projects will cause some delays and modify schedules a bit … but the end result will be upgraded tracks and more reliable service.
More than 30 miles of new track will be installed in Michigan.