Man, In His 80s, Killed At Railroad Crossing In Dade County

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
- photo by Jim Pilkinton

A man in his 80s was killed at a railroad crossing in Dade County on Wednesday afternoon.

The man's pickup truck was struck by a train at a crossing along Highway 11 north of Trenton.

The location is between Carroll Road and Hummingbird Lane.

It happened about 4:30 p.m.

The truck was westbound.

Witnesses tried to get the vehicle to stop, but he apparently did not see the train.

There are crossing bars at the crossing.

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