ATV vs. Train claims the life of a Blakesburg man


A 51 year old Blakesburg man was killed Wednesday morning shortly after 10:00 a.m.  on 690th Avenue at the Brompton railroad crossing.

The Iowa State Patrol says a 4 wheeler operated by Greg L. McCoy was southbound on 690th Avenue and struck a westbound Canadian Pacific train.  McCoy was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.