SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon has released the identity of a man who was hit and killed by a train early Wednesday morning.
Allmon said the man is 40-year-old Shane Reid of Springfield. An autopsy performed on Wednesday determined Reid died of blunt force injuries sustained in the incident.
Reid was pronounced dead around 12:15 a.m. near 6th Street and North Grand Avenue after he was hit by an Amtrak train. Springfield and Amtrak Police are still investigating along with Allmon’s office.