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Woman hit and killed by train

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Lee, Illinois Lee, Illinois

By Bob Schaper

DEKALB COUNTY - A DeKalb County pedestrian was killed by a train Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 5:00 a.m. in the tiny village of Lee - just a few miles southeast of Rochelle.

Sheriff's police say Glynis M. Koehler, 40, of Shabonna was standing near the tracks when she was struck.

She was taken to Rochelle Community Hospital in critical condition. Later she was flown to OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center where she died.

Police are still investigating why Koehler was on the tracks.

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