OLIVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — One person was killed in a fatal accident involving a train in Perry County on Tuesday morning, according to the Perry County Coroner.
The crash happened just before 6 a.m. on Dec. 6 in Oliver Township. According to the coroner, the victim was driving on Lower Bailey Road when he lost control of his vehicle on ice.
The coroner said his car went down an embankment and came to rest on train tracks located north of the roadway.
Pennsylvania State Police in Newport reported that the 26-year-old driver from Newport survived the initial crash and was standing outside of his vehicle when he was hit by an approaching train.
The victim’s name is not being released until his relatives are notified.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.