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Train Verses Car Accident Claims One Life
Monday Jul 09, 2018 5:19am
Kosciusko County, IN

By: Sheila McCrea

One person sustained fatal injuries in a train versus vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle traffic crash that occurred at the train crossing on Kilmer Dr just south of Milford, Indiana.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies, Milford Police, and emergency personnel responded to the railroad crossing on Kilmer Dr at approximately 2:20pm, to a reported vehicle versus train crash. The incident involved a west bound red Toyota Pickup that collided with a north bound Norfolk and Southern Train.

Reports indicate that the red Toyota entered the path of the north bond train for an unknown reason. The driver of the Toyota was identified as Kevin Geisel, 59 years of age, of Mishawaka, Indiana.

Geisel sustained fatal traumatic internal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.

Officers stated that the crash is still currently under investigation.

The Kosciusko County Fatal Team was assisted at the scene by members of the Lutheran EMS, Milford Fire Department, Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office, Norfolk and Southern Personnel, Milford Police Department, and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department.


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