A middle school student from the Clarke Community School District is dead after being hit by a train in Osceola.
According to an Osceola Police Department news release, around 12:18 p.m. Monday, authorities responded to a pedestrian/train accident which happened near the Osceola Train Depot.
The person involved in the accident died. The name of the victim is not yet being released.
The accident is currently under investigation by Osceola Police and the Iowa State Patrol. The Clarke Community School District offered grief counseling last night, and continues today from 9 a.m. to noon. The counseling is being held at the Clarke Middle School.
(Reporting by Jordan Armstrong, KSIB, Creston)