Augusta County man killed in accident involving train
An Augusta County man died when the skid steer he was driving across railroad tracks was struck by a northbound Norfolk-Southern train.
The accident, at a railroad crossing on Haywood Drive in the Crimora area, was reported at 2:43 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Virginia State Police
The operator of the skid steer, Jeffery S. East, 50, of Crimora, died at the scene.
No one on the train was injured.