MILFORD — Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle traffic crash that occurred at the train crossing on Kilmer and Old SR 15, Milford. A Mishawaka man sustained fatal injuries in the train and vehicle crash on Saturday, July 7.
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Milford Police Department and emergency personnel responded to a reported vehicle and train crash at approximately 2:20 p.m. The incident involved a westbound red Toyota pickup that collided with a north bound Norfolk and Southern train.
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, of Mishawaka. 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.