Archbold, OH

Archbold Man Killed In Car-Train Crash

William W. Figy, 31, Archbold, died early Monday morning, July 7, after the minivan he was driving was struck by a train.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states Figy was driving south on Williams County Rd. 18. At about 4:07 am, as Figy was crossing the Norfolk Southern tracks, his vehicle was struck broadside by a Norfolk Southern freight train, traveling west on the north track of the twin-track main line.

Figy was pronounced dead at the scene by Kevin Park, Williams County coroner.

The OSHP report states the crossing is equipped with lights and gates that were operating at the time of the crash.

The crash occurred in Pulaski Township, Williams County, about three miles northeast of Bryan.

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