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One dead after train vs truck collision in Kosciusko County

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KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WTPA21) -

A Mishawaka man is dead after a train collision over the weekend.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said the collision happened around 2:20 Saturday afternoon at the railroad crossing on Kilmer Drive.  The collision involved a Toyota pickup and a Norfolk and Southern Train.

A preliminary investigation indicates the truck entered the path of the train for an unknown reason. The driver, Kevin Geisel, 59 of Mishawaka, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation as of the time of this report. The Kosciusko County Fatal Team was assisted at the scene by members of the Lutheran EMS, Milford Fire Department, Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office, Norfolk and Southern Personnel, Milford Police Department, and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department.

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