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Vincennes Man Killed in Train/Farm Tractor Accident

Indiana State Police say a Vincennes man was killed Tuesday night when he drove his farm tractor into the path of a CSX freight train near Old US 41 North and Ivers Road north of Vincennes.

67-year-old Basil “Ed” Patrick was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Patrick was operating the tractor on an access road parallel to the tracks.

Patrick then turned onto a lane into the path of the train which was approaching him from behind.

The investigation is continuing.