Train strikes, kills 49-year-old driver in Lincoln County
By Associated Press
ELSBERRY, Mo. (AP) -- A 49-year-old man has been killed after he drove into the path of a freight train in eastern Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the victim as Daniel L. Ludwig, of Elsberry. The crash happened Tuesday afternoon as he was traveling on a private drive where there was a stop sign and railroad crossing sign.
The patrol says the train's horn blared before crash. Ludwig was rushed to a hospital, where he died.