Police say a man is dead after being hit by a train early Tuesday.
In a news release, police say the incident happened about 12:20 a.m. just off the Dewey Avenue train crossing in Poteau.
Police say the man was walking beside the tracks when he was struck by a southbound Kansas City Southern train.
The man's name was not released. His body was taken to the state Medical Examiner's Office.
Police say their investigation into the death continues.