Man killed when train strikes ATV

Times Staff Report

May 6, 2014

PIKEVILLE — A Pike County man is dead, following a collision involving a train and an all-terrain vehicle accident Monday.

Kentucky State Police Post 9, in Pikeville, received a call of an injury accident on Broad Bottom Road in Pikeville. When troopers responded to the scene, they found Gary Williams, 66, Pikeville, dead at the scene.

Police say their investigation has found that Williams was operating his ATV near the railroad tracks and was attempting to cross when he was struck by a CSX train.

The accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Derek Sturgill.

Sturgill was assisted on scene by Coal Run Fire Department, Hurricane Fire Department, and Transtar Ambulance.