- Associated Press - Thursday, October 5, 2017

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. (AP) - A 61-year-old Cathay man has died after his pickup collided with a freight train in central North Dakota.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was driving to work Thursday morning when he failed to yield to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train near New Rockford.

KQDJ radio reports the pickup rolled into the ditch. The man died at the scene. No railroad workers were hurt.

The name of the victim was not released. The crash remains under investigation.

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