VIGO County, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a train-versus-vehicle crash in southern Vigo County on Friday night.
According to the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were sent to the crash on Doberman Street, just south of Gross Road where there is a railroad crossing.
The driver of the vehicle was the only occupant. Monday, the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as 81-year-old Kenneth Hauptli of Terre Haute.
An investigation was ongoing as of Saturday morning.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area of Doberman Street and Gross Road for a train vs car accident.
According to Vigo County Dispatch, the call came in at 6:52 p.m.
This is a developing story, we will provide updates as more information becomes available.