Goshen News, Goshen, IN

November 13, 2012

UPDATE: 15-year-old girl, a Wawasee freshman, killed by train this morning


SYRACUSE — Kosciusko County police and the coroner have identified the female pedestrian who was struck this morning by a train near Lake Wawasee.

Killed was 15-year-old Kalee Nicole Skaggs of Cromwell. She was a freshman at Wawasee High School.

According to Kosciusko County deputies, at 2:40 a.m. today a CSX train struck the girl, who was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

Officers said that Skaggs was reportedly walking across the CSX railroad crossing on C.R. 1000 North, just south of C.R. 1250.

Skaggs’ death remains under investigation.