Shane Reid, 40, dies after train hits him while attempting to cross tracks on bicycle near 6th Street and North Grand Avenue in Springfield, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Fri, 04/29/2022 - 9:59am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Coroner identifies bicyclist hit, killed by train

Witnesses had reported Reid was on a bicycle moving eastbound and tried to go around crossing arms when the southbound Amtrak train hit him. 

UPDATE: Victim Identified; Man Dies After Amtrak Train Strikes Bicycle In Springfield

Coroner Jim Allmon has identified the man as Shane Reid of Springfield. He died of multiple blunt force trauma. The incident is being investigated by Springfield Police, Amtrak, and the Sangamon County Coroner’s Office.

People Involved: 
Shane Reid