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Funeral Set for Man Killed in Corning Train Accident

Written By: Kellie Meyer

July 28, 2014

CORNING (WENY) -- Funeral services will be held Monday for the 25 year old man who was hit and killed by a train in Corning last Wednesday.
     Corning police say Jacob Personius of Caton, died as a result of the accident. Officials say Personius was walking on the tracks with head-phones on, listening to music and did not hear the train coming.
     Graveside services will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Corning Monday at 2 p.m. The man was employed by the Corning and Painted Post School District. He is survived by his wife and son.