Driver killed after truck is hit by train

Posted at 10:42 AM, Sep 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-14 12:42:40-04

A man died after the truck he was driving was hit by a train in La Junta Monday morning.

It happened on County Road 23, at Highway 50, shortly before 8 a.m., La Junta Fire Chief Aaron Eveatt confirmed.

La Junta is southeast of Rocky Ford. 

The driver was rushed to Arkansas Regional Medical Center, but doctors couldn't save him, Eveatt said.