BELVIDERE — An Ohiowa man died early Sunday morning as the result of a pickup-train collision here, the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Bryant D. Mussman, 24, had been northbound on D Street when he attempted to cross the Union Pacific railroad tracks at a closed crossing and the pickup became stuck on the tracks.
The pickup then was struck by an eastbound train.
The crash was reported to authorities at 2:34 a.m.
According to The Associated Press, Mussman was engaged to be married, and he is survived by a son, two brothers and his parents.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ohiowa. Farmer & Son Funeral Home in Geneva is handling arrangements.