By Adam Hocking
AUBURNDALE — A 30-year-old Marshfield man is dead after his truck was hit by a Canadian National train in Auburndale on Thursday. The crash occurred on George Avenue, according to a release from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, and authorities responded to the scene at 7:17 a.m.
The man’s truck was headed south, and the train was eastbound. The man died at the scene of the crash, the release said. The tracks where the crash occurred are controlled by a stop sign, according to the release.
The crash remains under investigation. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.