• Train vs. ATV crash leaves man dead in Teutopolis

    by  • August 2, 2013 • News

    Teutopolis (AP) — a crash between a freight train and an all-terrain vehicle has left one man dead in south-central Illinois. train accident

    Authorities told the Effingham daily news that the ATV collided with the train late Thursday morning along U.S. Highway 40 near the Village of Teutopolis. The small town is about 90 miles southeast of Springfield. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the train was moving.

    Effingham County Coroner Duane Guffey said he hadn’t yet identified the man who died.

    Further details were not immediately available.