Fatal Train Collision In Alton, Illinois

There was a fatal Southern Illinois train accident Sunday (March 15, 2015) in Alton.  The accident involved an Amtrak train that collided with a pickup truck at the Humbert Road crossing at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The driver of the pickup truck, identified as Henry D. Bloodworth, 80, of Alton, was declared dead at the accident scene.

None of those on the train were injured during the collision.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the March 16, 2015 stltoday.com article titled “80-year-old Alton man killed when Amtrak train hit his truck” as well as the March 15 Chicago Tribune article titled “1 dead after Chicago-bound train hits truck in southwestern Illinois.”


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