Man dies after driving into path of train in Missouri

4 years 3 months 1 week ago Tuesday, December 29 2015 Dec 29, 2015 Tuesday, December 29, 2015 8:43:43 AM CST December 29, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

PILOT KNOB (AP) — A man has died after driving into the path of an Amtrak train in southeast Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 62-year-old Clarence G. Wisdom, of Middlebrook. He died Monday morning about two miles north of the Iron County town of Pilot Knob after failing to yield to an oncoming train. Wisdom was driving a pickup truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The patrol says the crossing has a yield and railroad sign but no other warning device.

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