HALTOM CITY (CBSDFW.COM) – A 32 year old man is dead after his SUV was struck by a train in Haltom City.

The crash happened around 5 a.m. near the intersection of McLean Road and Old Denton Road.

Sgt. Eric Peters with Haltom City police says they don’t know why he was trying to cross the tracks while the arms were down and red lights flashing.

Peters says the wreck happened near the man’s home.