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Pedestrian reportedly hit by train Thursday afternoon
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Pedestrian reportedly hit by train Thursday afternoon

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Pedestrian reportedly hit by train Thursday afternoon

A pedestrian was killed by a train early Thursday afternoon in downtown Muscatine. 

In a news release, the Muscatine Police Department said it received a report at 12:31 p.m. of a person under a train along the riverfront area.

Police said Robert Wayne Miller, 40, was found dead underneath a train. The initial investigation indicated Miller was a pedestrian who intentionally entered the tracks as the train was approaching near the East Mississippi Drive and Sycamore Street intersection.

Access to the riverfront was blocked for several hours while the investigation took place.

A pedestrian was killed by a train early Thursday afternoon in downtown Muscatine. 

In a news release, the Muscatine Police Department said it received a report at 12:31 p.m. of a person under a train along the riverfront area.

Police said Robert Wayne Miller, 40, was found dead underneath a train. The initial investigation indicated Miller was a pedestrian who intentionally entered the tracks as the train was approaching near the East Mississippi Drive and Sycamore Street intersection.

Access to the riverfront was blocked for several hours while the investigation took place.

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