ELM CITY, N.C. – Wilson County authorities are investigating after a man died after stepping in front of a freight train in Elm City.

It happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday near Railroad and North streets.

The man's name has not been released yet.

No other details were immediately available.

The crash is under investigation.

Get the latest news, sports and weather delivered straight to your inbox. Click here to sign up for email and text alerts.