A Rolla man died Saturday night after being struck by a train near the Phelps County Courthouse.
According to the Rolla Police Department, 53-year-old Phillip J. Montoya was struck by an eastbound Burlington Northern train between the Rolla Street railroad crossing and North Park Street.
The accident occurred around 6:53 p.m.
Montoya died at the scene as a result of injuries he suffered in the accident.
This incident is still under investigation by the RPD's division of criminal investigation and the Phelps County coroner's office.
While investigators were at the scene, all crossings were blocked in town west of the 10th Street bridge.