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Police: Student Hit, Killed by Train in Osceola

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OSCEOLA, Iowa — One person was killed Monday after being hit by a train.

The Osceola Police Department says authorities were called to a pedestrian-train accident near the Osceola Train Depot about 12:18 p.m.

The victim’s name is being withheld at this time, but police did say the victim is a student in the Clarke Community School District. The school is offering grief counseling Monday until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon at Clarke Middle School.

If you are in need of transportation, you are asked to call the middle school at 641-342-4221 or the Osceola Police Department at 641-342-2121.

The Osceola Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol are investigating the incident.

Check back for updates.

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