A Stephenville man was killed shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday after his vehicle was struck by a train on a railroad crossing.

Patrick Sauceda, 28, was leaving work from Tejas Tubular and heading home in the 600 block of Caporal Drive when his 2002 Toyota was struck by a passing Fort Worth & Western train, according to Stephenville Asst. Police Chief Jason Halsey. 

Sauceda was transported to Texas Health Resources Stephenville where he was pronounced dead at approximately 7:30 a.m. 

The incident is currently being investigated by the Stephenville Police Department and Fort Worth & Western Railroad.