WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – Two people were killed Wednesday when they were hit by a train in Washington County.

It happened at about 12:40 a.m. in the Richview area.

The Washington County Coroner’s Office says a male in his twenties or thirties and a female in her late teens to early twenties were hit by an Amtrak train. 

The coroner’s office says the victims have been identified. Their names have not been released to the public.