Zachary Leo Johnston, 20, hit by train and killed in Morris, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Wed, 07/15/2015 - 3:38pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Morris man killed in train vs. pedestrian collision Wednesday | The Herald-News

MORRIS '€“ A 20-year-old Morris man was killed Wednesday morning when he was hit by a train in the city. "Evidence indicates the young man was wearing headphones wired into his phone. According to the engineer, he stated the horn was sounded, but the young man never turned around," Callahan's release states. Zachary Leo Johnston, 20, of Morris was walking west on the railroad tracks at the Liberty Street crossing when he was struck and killed by the train, according to the news release. Both the Liberty Street and Wauponsee Street railroad crossings were closed off for several hours as the investigation progressed, but were reopened by late Wednesday afternoon.
People Involved: 
Zachary Leo Johnston
Morris, IL


We will miss u Zach, we love u buddy!!

I will think about you everyday and you will always have a big piece of my you have helped me through so much I will never forget you and I will always Love you RIP you will be missed by many because you have touched some many people

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