Altamont HS Athletic Director Killed In Accident


53 year old Todd Arnold, of Effingham, was killed early Sunday morning when he was struck by a train in Effingham. Arnold is the Athletic Director and Assistant Principal at Altamont High School.

Arnold was reportedly walking across the tracks just after midnight early Sunday morning when he was struck by an Amtrak train.

A statement from the Altamont School District reads, β€œIt is with profound sadness that we notify our community of the loss of our athletic director and friend, Mr. Todd Arnold. The school will have grief counselors on hand throughout the week as needed. Please keep Todd and his family in your thoughts and prayers.”

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