A 78-year-old man is dead after a train crashes into an SUV at a railroad crossing.

It happened along the CSX Railroad tracks north of Middle Road near Fairplain Road just after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators say the train was heading northbound when it hit the vehicle and dragged it along the tracks.

Pennsylvania State Police spent two hours at the scene collecting evidence.

The Lake City Fire Department and the Erie County Coroner were also called to the scene.