HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (1/10/14) — A Hopkinsville man was killed when his vehicle struck an oncoming train along Old Concord Lane about 1:32 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 in Hopkinsville.

According to a Hopkinsville Police Department report, Justin R. Johnson, 24, was driving a GMC Yukon, when he failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming railroad train. The front end of Johnson's vehicle struck the right side of the engine of the train causing it to overturn into an adjacent culvert. Johnson was ejected from the vehicle sustaining fatal injuries, according to HPD.

SurfKY News
Information provided by breakingnews FATALACCIDENT 300

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 17,776.12
-200.19 (-1.11%)    
2 S&P 2,067.89
-18.35 (-0.88%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,900.88
-46.56 (-0.94%)    

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6045

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5534

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5239

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5182

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 4703

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4332

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14115

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11690

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 30, 2015 4703

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2632

Man Charged for Selling Drugs from Red Cardinal…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 30, 2015 2617

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 30, 2015 2558

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 30, 2015 2326

Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1597

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 29, 2015 1493

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1444

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 30,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1137

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 1120

Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office