A Ritzville man was killed early Thursday after his SUV was hit by a train just east of Ritzville.
Adams County Undersheriff John Hunt said Joshua Draper, 30, died in the1:20 a.m. collision at the intersection of Tokio and Danekas roads.
Draper's 1993 Ford Explorer was parked on the track between the crossing arms, Hunt said.
The SUV was dragged about 90 feet down the tracks, he said.
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Investigators don't yet know why Draper was stopped on the railroad tracks.
The crash happened about seven miles east of Ritzville.