Victim in Crisp Co. train vs pedestrian accident dies

Crisp Co. Fatal Train Crash

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - The victim in a Thursday pedestrian versus train accident in Crisp County died from his injuries Thursday night, according to the Cordele Police Department (CPD).

Dennis Hestle, 17, died at Crisp Regional.

Hestle was a senior at Crisp County High School, CPD officials said.

“My investigators are continually working to determine how this happened," Lewis Green, Cordele police chief, said. "We are all saddened by this unfortunate loss of life.”

Police responded to a train versus a pedestrian accident in Cordele on Thursday. (Source: Cordele Police Department's Facebook page)
Police responded to a train versus a pedestrian accident in Cordele on Thursday. (Source: Cordele Police Department's Facebook page)

Cordele police said anyone that may have spoken to Dennis before the accident are asked to call the Cordele Police Department at (229) 276-2921.

Update on pedestrian vs. train accident: Unfortunately the victim in Thursday nights accident succumbed to his injuries...

Posted by Cordele Police Department on Friday, April 26, 2019

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