Colfax Man Dies After His Truck is Hit by Train

class=”alignleft wp-image-539″ src=”×225.jpg” alt=”Fatal Crash” width=”211″ height=”158″ />A Colfax man is dead after his truck was hit by a train. It happened around 3:30 Wednesday on Hodnett Road near Louisiana Highway 8.

State police say 66-year-old Drewey Holsomback failed to yield to the oncoming train. The crossing had no warning signals, but did have a crossing sign.

Holsomback wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from his truck.

KLAX ABC 31 News 10/2/14