Man Hurt When Train Hits Vehicle

Litchfield, IL (KMOX) A man is recovering in a Litchfield hospital after being hurt when his vehicle was struck by a train Saturday morning.

Illinois State Police say 59 year old Steve Worker of Litchfield told them he was blinded by the sun when he drove under the crossing gates on Illinois Highway 16 west of Henderson Road. His vehicle was struck by a southbound train.

Worker is listed in stable condition. ISP says he was ticketed for disobeying a railroad signal.

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