Man dies after colliding with train while riding ATV
POSTED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:04pm
SORRELL, LA (NBC33) — A 27 year old man died in St. Mary Parish after he ran his ATV into the path of an oncoming train.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Department reports that the vicim, Rusty Sonnier of Jeanerette was riding his ATV on L&B 5 Lane heading South. That’s when he ran into a BNSF train that was heading East.
The St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced Sunnier dead at the scene.
An investigation is being conducted and details about the incident are limited at this time.