Man dies after driving into path of train in Missouri

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PILOT KNOB, Mo. (AP) _ A man has died after driving into the path of an Amtrak train in southeast Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 62-year-old Clarence G. Wisdom, of Middlebrook. He died Monday morning about two miles north of the Iron County town of Pilot Knob after failing to yield to an oncoming train. Wisdom was driving a pickup truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The patrol says the crossing has a yield and railroad sign but no other warning device.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.


Latest News

More News