An Effingham woman was struck by a train Tuesday. The incident occurred in Effingham at 2:18am near the intersection of the CN and CSX rail lines east of Maple Street. Lea Ann Miller, who was a pedestrian, was observed near the tracks when she was subsequently struck by an Illinois Central Train.
Miller sustained injuries and was transported by ambulance to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
Effingham City Police and Illinois Central Investigators investigated the incident. No citations were issued.