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  • Courtesy Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department Police respond to the scene of a fatal accident after a Toyota pickup truck entered the path of a northbound Norfolk and Southern train Saturday. The driver of the pickup truck died.

Monday, July 09, 2018 1:00 am

Train hits Toyota, killing driver, 59

Journal Gazette

A Mishawaka man is dead after the Toyota pickup truck he was driving entered the path of a northbound Norfolk Southern train Saturday afternoon.

Kosciusko County Sheriff and Milford Police were called to the railroad crossing on East Kilmer Drive, south of Milford, just before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, a statement from the sheriff said.

Police believe Kevin Geisel, 59, was driving west when he entered the path of the train for an unknown reason.

Geisel suffered traumatic internal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner's office.

The crash is under investigation.