Train kills pedestrian and dog, blocks streets in Waukesha during morning commute

A train killed a dog and a pedestrian Monday morning, led to numerous temporary road closures in Waukesha.

Waukesha Police says the train was found stuck at around 6:45 a.m. Monday between Broadway and Sunset in the area east of the Fox River near and south of Downtown.

The pedestrian and dog were found near the corner of Barstow and Carroll Streets.

Waukesha Fire Department workers tried to revive the person, but the man did not survive. The dog also died before being able to be transported to an emergency clinic.

Each of these streets were blocked:

  • Sunset Drive
  • S. West Avenue
  • W. College Avenue
  • Maple Avenue
  • Grand Avenue
  • N. Barstow Street
  • N. East Avenue
  • E. Broadway Avenue

Crews were able to get the train moving around 9 a.m.

There was no initial word on the identity of the person who died.

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