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USPS DEADLY ACCIDENT

USPS DEADLY ACCIDENT

Business Highway 53, Melby Street, and Hogarth Street were closed for most of the morning yesterday after a deadly accident. It happened just before 6 when the Eau Claire Police Department along with Eau Claire Fire and Rescue were notified of a train versus vehicle crash on the railroad tracks.

The initial investigation has shown a Union Pacific Railroad train was North bound and a large white commercial vehicle carrying mail for the United States Postal Service was traveling East on Hogarth Street when the collision occurred.

The man in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene and the incident remains under investigation.

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