Grafton: Man Hit, Killed by Train

Grafton, OH - Police are investigating after a man is hit and killed by a train.

It happened around 8:30PM Tuesday night along the tracks that cross State Route 57.

19 Action News has learned Joel Uebbing walked past the warning lights and signals at the Main Street Crossing.

Witnesses tell police the 26-year-old Grafton man then walked into a car of the train.

Uebbing was life-flighted to Metro where he died just after 11PM from head and abdominal injuries.

Police say alcohol andor drugs may have played a role in the fatal accident.