2 men killed after train hits their truck

Two people are dead after their pickup truck was hit by a train in Genesee Countyâ??s Argentine Township. It happened around 3:00 Saturday afternoon in the 8000 block of Lahring Road, between Seymour and Hoisington Road.

Argentine Township Police Chief Dan Allen tells NBC25 the two victims were both men. Allen says, after the truck was struck by the train, it was dragged for about a quarter of a mile.

Allen says the pickup truck was crossing the tracks on a private drive, between two fields. The two victims both lived in Argentine Township.

Lahring road was closed at the tracks, between Seymour and Hoisington, for several hours.

The train belongs to CN Railroad.

Michigan State Police are assisting with the investigation.