Train death investigated

By Erica Quednau | equednau@wcia.com, Cynthia Bruno | cbruno@wcia.com, Gary Brode | gbrode@wcia.com

Published 03/10 2014 11:38AM

Updated 04/08 2014 05:28PM

Latest: 4:11 pm, 4/8/14, Tuesday
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- A fatal train accident has been ruled just that. Last month, 26-year old Matthew Wilke was found dead by the tracks near Ohio and East North Central streets, in Tuscola. The Douglas County Coroner ruled his death accidental. Wilke's body was found by someone driving past the tracks.
Update: 3:56 pm, 3/10/14, Monday
TUSCOLA -- The name of a man killed by a train has been released. 26-year old Matthew Wilke was found on the north side of the tracks near Ohio and East North Central.

The Douglas County Coroner says a driver found the body Sunday morning. An autopsy shows he died from blunt force trauma caused by the train. The investigation is ongoing.
Original: 10:04 pm, 3/9/14, Sunday
TUSCOLA -- A man was found dead near train tracks on the north side near Ohio and East North Central. The Douglas County Coroner says a driver came across the body about 7 am Sunday. It's believed the man is in his 20's. No other information is being released.

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