Corning Death After Train Hits Truck

CORNING, AR (KAIT) - A late Tuesday accident claims the life of a Corning man after a train hits his pickup.

55-year-old Dennis Ray McFarlin died after crossing the railroad tracks at CR 181. A train, traveling northbound, struck McFarlin's 1988 Chevy truck in the side.

McFarlin was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner's office.

It is unknown why McFarlin may have crossed the tracks, but weather was listed as clear skies with dry roads. McFarlin was not wearing a seat-belt.