A 64-year-old Beecher man was killed Thursday after a freight train hit him in Crete.
Stephen N. Markobrad was pronounced dead about 5:45 p.m. on the railroad tracks about 360 feet south of Elms Court Lane in Crete, according to a news release from the Will County Coroner’s Office.
Markobrad was a pedestrian that a freight train struck, a coroner’s office official stated.
Crete police and the CSX railroad police are investigating the incident. An autopsy would be performed Friday.