- Associated Press - Saturday, April 26, 2014

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - A cyclist has been struck and killed by a freight train after falling on the tracks in downtown Elgin.

Police in the city to the northwest of Chicago say the accident happened about 12:35 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities were withholding the person’s identity until relatives could be notified.

Police for Canadian Pacific Railway were also taking part in the investigation.

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