Police say the driver who was hit by a train in Pennsylvania was attempting to cross railroad tracks.

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Police say the driver who was hit by a train in Pennsylvania was attempting to cross tracks.

ROYALTON, VERMONT

Investigators in Vermont said Wednesday that a driver who died after being hit by an Amtrak train had crossed the tracks, backed into a driveway to turn around, and was attempting to cross back when he was hit.

The accident happened around 11:30 a.m.

According to police, the sports utility vehicle was crossing the tracks at an intersection without gates on Tuesday in the town of Royalton.

Thomas Fennell, a 23-year-old Vermont Law School student from Pittsburgh, was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Royalton Police are asking anyone with information about the accident to contact them.

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