Man Killed by Train Identified

Police have released the identity of the man struck and killed by a train on Monday in West Burlington.

West Burlington Police say that 76-year-old John Lee Storch suffered from Alzheimer’s and was wandering near the railroad tracks at around 5:45 pm Monday when he was struck and killed by a passing Amtrak train.

Storch was pronounced dead at Great River Medical Center about an hour after the accident.