Train hits pickup, killing Elton man - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Train hits pickup, killing Elton man

ELTON, La. (AP) - Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff Ricky Edwards says a train hit a pickup truck at an unprotected crossing at a private drive, killing a 19-year-old.

Coroner Charles Deese pronounced Josh Bertrand of Elton dead at the scene.

Edwards tells The American Press that Bertrand's Ford Ranger was hit about 10 a.m. Saturday on Liberty Cemetery Road, just off U.S. 190.

He says the accident remains under investigation by the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office and Union Pacific Railroad Police.

Information from: American Press,

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