A 27-year-old man is dead after a collision with a train Friday morning in Westville. Police said Patrick Tyler Eason was on his way to work when his truck was hit by a Kansas City Southern train while crossing the tracks.
It happened on East 700 Road, known locally as Cemetery Road, a news release states.
The Westville Police Department was notified of the fatality crash at 8:14 a.m. Friday, August 4.
Police said Eason was westbound when he collided with the train. His pickup was pushed southbound on the tracks for several yards before coming to a stop on its side.
The Westville resident was partially ejected from the truck and pronounced dead at the scene. He wasn't wearing a seatbelt, police said.