Victim identified in Pass Christian train, Jeep collision

Victim identified in Pass Christian train, Jeep collision
A train and a Jeep collided at a Pass Christian railroad crossing Thursday evening. (Source: Viewer Submitted)

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (WLOX) - Authorities have identified the victim in Thursday night’s fatal train-car collision in Pass Christian.

Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer said Cory Viator, 35, was driving the Jeep southbound on St. Paul Avenue when it was hit by a westbound CSX train around 4:35 p.m.

Viator was taken to Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, where he was pronounced at 5:30 p.m. His cause of death was blunt force trauma, according to Switzer.

This is a developing report, and we will update this story as more details are made available.

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