Lyon County, KANSAS – Police officials said the accident occurred right after 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
It happened on Market Street.
Emporia Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.
The responding officers discovered that vehicle and train collided at the location.
The 26-year-old driver of the vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
He was later identified as John Burton.
No other information is available at the moment.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.