Fatal Train Accident Near Hillsdale

By News Staff

Published 06/19 2014 11:54PM

Updated 06/20 2014 05:45AM

The Vermillion County, Indiana Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal accident involving a train and a pickup truck.

It happened just before 10 Thursday evening at the intersection of County Road 600S and County Road 410N near Hillsdale.

Officials say a man in a truck was trying to cross the railroad tracks on County Road 600S; that's when his truck became wedged in gap between the road and the railroad tracks.

According to a witness, the man then tried to get out of the truck; but became lodged on something inside the truck.

That's when the train hit his vehicle.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

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