Victim Of Vehicle Vs Train Accident Identified As 35 Year Old St. Rose Man

Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn has identified the man who died following a vehicular collision with a train in Pierron Thursday afternoon.

35 year old Jonathan M. Schrage, of St. Rose, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:06 p.m. Thursday.

State Police say Schrage was traveling westbound in a Dodge truck on IL Rt. 143 at Railroad Crossing Road. The gates were down and the railroad crossbuck flashing lights were activated. Schrage drove around the lower gates and entered the railroad right of way, where the train struck the vehicle.

The Moss Funeral Home in Breese is in charge of arrangements for 35 year old Jonathan Schrage of St. Rose.