Epping Man Dies in Motorcycle, Train Crash

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A 66-year-old Epping Man died after fatal motorcycle crash Saturday at 11:30 p.m.

He was traveling west bound on Williams County 8 approximately 1.5 miles east of Epping. The man attempted to cross a set of train tracks when he was hit by an oncoming train.

Police believe the rider was attempting to get the motorcycle off the crossing, because the front wheel was stuck between the track and a railroad tie.

The man was struck by an east bound train while trying to free his vehicle.

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