A Covington man was killed Wednesday night when his car was struck by a train in Haywood County.
Preliminary information from the Tennessee Highway Patrol report Tyler Stroder, 23, was traveling on Sugar Creek Road. Officals conducting the investigation said Stroder failed to yield at a railroad crossing and was struck by a CSX train.
He was killed on impact.
No charges have been filed in the fatality. A special agent with the railroad police is conducting a separate investigation for the agency.
In addition to family and friends, Stroder leaves behind a young son.