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Central Illinois Man Dies in Train / Farm Implement Accident Thursday

A Central Illinois man has died after a train crashed with a farm implement in Moultrie County.


Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards sent a release Friday afternoon saying 41-year-old Robert D. Day of Hammond was pronounced dead Thursday night around 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center’s Emergency Room in Springfield.


The crash happened near Illinois Route 121 and 2000 North in Moultrie County. Preliminary results from an autopsy shows that Day died from injuries sustained in the accident. The incident is under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office and the Moultrie County Sheriff’s Office.

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