Man dead in train/pickup crash in Hartford

CREATED Feb 24, 2012 - UPDATED: Feb 24, 2012

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HARTFORD - A 47-year-old man is dead after a train smashed into his pickup truck Friday morning, authorities said.

It happened just before 8am on Wacker Drive just north of Highway 60.

Police believe contributing factors include freshly fallen snow, limited visibility, and potentially inattentive driving due to cell phone use.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.