RAYVILLE, La. – (5/17/19) According to our partners at The News-Star, a Richland Parish couple is dead after a train hit their vehicle Thursday afternoon.
Sheriff Gary Gilley confirmed the accident and said it happened near the intersection of Bee Bayou Road and Highway 80 around 4:40 p.m.
The couple was crossing the railroad track as the train approached. The intersection does not have a crossing arm.
The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene.