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1 dead after being struck by train in Jackson County

Police said the crash happened Monday night near the Jackson-Scott County line.
Credit: Indiana State Police
One man was killed in a crash with a train in southern Jackson County Monday.

JACKSON COUNTY, Ind. — A southern Indiana man died after his car was hit by a train in Jackson County Monday night.   

Indiana State Police said 21-year-old Dawson Vest was traveling west on County Road 775 South near U.S. 31 when his vehicle entered a railroad crossing into the path of a train.  

The collision with the train caused Vest’s car to overturn, throwing him from the vehicle.   

Medics airlifted Vest to a Louisville hospital where he later died.