On September 19, 2022, at approximately 5:24 PM, Frankfort Police Department responded to a report of a male struck by a train at the Rossville Ave crossing. Upon arrival, officers saw two witnesses had pulled 18-year-old Christian Lindenmayer of Frankfort from under the train and attempted to apply make-shift tourniquets. Officers applied two C-A-T tourniquets and provided care until Clinton County Emergency Medical Services (CCEMS) and Frankfort Fire Department (FFD) arrived. Lindenmayer was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital.
The initial investigation revealed that Lindenmayer was walking northbound across the tracks while wearing headphones and a hooded sweatshirt. He did not hear or see the train.
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