Identity of Man Killed in Truck vs. Train Accident Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEW MEXICO - We now know the name of the driver who was killed when his dump truck plowed into a train.

The man was 63-year-old Gerald Depoyster of Carlsbad.

His truck slammed into one of the train's fuel tanks, which appears to have exploded.

Investigators say the truck passed through a railroad crossing arm before the crash.