Several roads reopen at Lakewood railroad crossings after train hits pedestrian

LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- Several roads that were closed at railroad crossings in Lakewood after a train hit a pedestrian have reopened.

The pedestrian was hit around 2:30 a.m. at Cook Ave. The train was traveling eastbound on the tracks.

Police said they discovered a body on the tracks near Cranford Ave.

Every train crossing west of Cook Avenue was closed from Cook Avenue to Webb Road. That was approximately 15 crossings.


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Lakewood police and firefighters were on the scene. Officers were interviewing train workers. The fire department hung sheets from the train in several locations.

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