Man dies in crash with train

A Jeanerette man is dead after a collision with a train Thursday.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported that his office received an ATV running into a train.

Hebert said Rusty Sonnier, 27, was riding on L&B Lane, heading south, and ran into a BNSF railroad train moving east.

The St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office was called in and Sonnier was pronounced dead.

An investigation is continuing.

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