Pedestrian killed after being hit by train near Summitville

Railroad Crossing

SUMMITVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – Police were on the scene of pedestrian struck by a train near Summitville, Ind..

According to 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Herald Bulletin the accident happened just after 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The crossing is at County Road 150 East and Zell Road.

A man from Summitville was killed. Police did not know his identity as of Wednesday evening, but residents say the man lived nearby.

Madison County deputies and the Summitville fire department diverted traffic from the scene for a short time.

One woman in the neighborhood told the Herald Bulletin that train whistles could be heard from one end of town to the other and the train crosses their pretty frequently. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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