DURANT, Okla. (KTEN) — Durant police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man who was hit by a train around 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. 

Police said the incident happened between Radio Road and US 70. Investigators said the train crew attempted an emergency shutoff after discovering the man on the track, but it was too late to bring the train to a stop. 

The investigation is ongoing.