The man killed Saturday when his car was struck by a train in Lake Forest was identified Monday as Victor B. Tsirline, 35, of Lincolnshire, according to Lake County Coroner Thomas A. Rudd. A southbound Metra commuter train on the Milwaukee District North Line struck the vehicle near Old Mill Road and Waukegan Road. Witnesses told police the car was heading east on Old Mill Road when the warning lights and bells activated and the gate at the crossing lowered. The car drove around the gate and continued eastbound, where it was struck by the train, police said. The car was pushed about 100 yards south along the tracks. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
updated: 11/25/2013 4:54 PM
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