JACKSON, Miss. — Authorities in Mississippi say one person has died after a train struck a car.

WJTV-TV reports the collision happened on Thursday afternoon. Jackson police Commander Tyree Jones says the 44-year-old driver of the car died at the scene.

Jones says the train was going eastbound and the car was going through intersections when they collided. The train is owned by Kansas City Southern Rail Company.

The crash is still under investigation.


Information from: WJTV-TV, http://www.wjtv.com