Della M. Blewett, 21, and Curtis D. Braswell both fatally struck by train in Richview, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Tue, 01/10/2023 - 3:10pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Two killed in pedestrian-train collision

Two people were killed Wednesday when they were hit by a train in Washington County.

It happened at about 12:40 a.m. in the Richview area.

Two dead after early morning train accident in Richview

The names of the victims were released Thursday morning. Curtis D. Braswell of Marble Hill, MO, and Della M. Blewett, 21, of Mt. Vernon were both pronounced dead at the scene by Styninger at 1:08 a.m. and 1:06 a.m.

People Involved: 
Della M. Blewett
Curtis D. Braswell