DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) Late Wednesday evening a man was killed after being struck by an eastbound Amtrak passenger train traveling 77 mph in DeKalb County.

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, the incident took place at 11:58 p.m.

Dispatchers received a call from Norfolk Southern Railroad that the man was trespassing on the tracks. While a deputy was on his way to check it out, another call came in that the man had been struck near U.S. 6 and CR 47.

The man was running on the tracks when he was struck. He’s been identified as Jimmy D. Taylor, III from Waterloo.