Coroner identifies man struck by train in Springfield

Posted: Updated:

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Sangamon County Coroner's Office has identified a man who died after being struck by a train in Springfield on September 9.

Chief Deputy Coroner Jim Allmon says Ronald Goldsberry, 56, died after being struck by a train near the 3400 block of Lumber Lane.  Allmon says Goldsberry was pronounced dead at the scene, and that the preliminary results of an autopsy revealed that Goldsberry died from blunt force trauma "consistent with being struck by a train."

Allmon adds that there is no evidence of foul play at this time.  The investigation into Goldsberry's death is ongoing.

Current Conditions
  • Current Events

    • Spirit of Giving

      Join WAND, Cromwell Radio, Walmart North and Macon County Toys for Tots in the Spirit of Giving Toy Drive, Friday, December 1st. T

    • Coats for Kids Drive

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    • Agribusiness Today

      Get your agribusiness report here!

    • Web Exclusives

      Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.