1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado

1 killed after train hits truck in Eldorado
One person died after a train hit a truck in Eldorado (Source: WALB)

ELDORADO, GA (WALB) - One person is dead after a train hit a truck in Eldorado Friday afternoon.

According to Tift County Coroner Josh Hendrix, Derrick Pettiford was pronounced dead at the scene after a train crashed into the Chevrolet truck he was driving.

Hendrix said Pettiford was crossing the railroad tracks from a driveway that is on private property when it happened around 2 p.m.

According to Tift County Fire, Georgia State Patrol and Norfolk Southern Railway are investigating the incident.

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