PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a man has been hit and killed by a train at a crossing in northern New York.
Plattsburgh police tell the Plattsburgh Press-Republican that the man was hit Canadian Pacific freight train while crossing the tracks just after 2 p.m. Friday.
Issa Makhoul was 74 years old -- and was visiting family in town.
City and railroad police are investigating.
Plattsburgh is 140 miles north of Albany.
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