Railroad News

Canadian Pacific Train Kills Wisconsin Man

(Sparta, Wisconsin – April 20, 2011)

 A 39-year-old Sparta man, Scott Langrehr, was hit and killed by a Canadian Pacific Railroad train about 11:45 A.M. Tuesday at the CPR railroad crossing of Walrath and Milwaukee Streets in Sparta. Sparta Police Chief Michael Kass says a witness to the tragedy called just after the victim was hit, and responding police officers found Langrehr lying dead next to the CP railroad tracks. Kass says police continue to investigate details of the accident, but no foul play is suspected.