IRON COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – One person is dead after their truck was reportedly hit by a train in rural Iron County early Saturday morning.
In a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred around 8:30 am near the town of Beryl. Because of the rural location, it tooks crews one hour to get out to the location.
When medical personnel arrived at the scene, it was determined that the 50-year-old male occupant was already deceased.
The train did not derail and none of its cargo being transported was damaged. There was a Union Pacific train in the area at 4:30am and they did not see a vehicle.
The accident is still under investigation. The victim’s name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.