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story.lead_photo.caption This photo posted on the Jonesboro Police Department Facebook page shows a truck that collided with a train Tuesday night in Jonesboro.

A driver of a tractor-trailer was pronounced dead Tuesday night after his vehicle collided with a train in Jonesboro, police said.

Authorities responded after 8 p.m. to the 5300 block of east Nettleton Avenue, according to a Facebook post from the Jonesboro Police Department.

The truck appeared to have been traveling south on Nettleton Avenue, then tried to make a left hand turn on Nestle Road, when it was struck by the southbound train, the post states. The truck driver was killed, but no other injuries were reported.

Authorities later identified the truck driver as 53-year-old Viktor Vasilevskaya of Puyallup, Wa.

Police said more details will be released when the investigation is complete.

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