23-year-old hit by train and killed in Hartford

Posted at 2:18 PM, Jun 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-01 14:25:58-04

HARTFORD, Mich. — A 23-year-old man was hit by a train and killed Monday in Hartford.

The incident happened at roughly 11:20 a.m. on the railroad tracks just east of 65th Street, according to a release from Michigan State Police.   The man was walking east and hit by a westbound freight train.

Police said the train’s horn went off several times, but the man was wearing earbuds and did not react.  His name has not yet been released.