A 57-year-old Adams, Nebraska, man died Sunday when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a train in Johnson County.

Wesley B. Dorn was pronounced dead at the scene, the Nebraska State Patrol said. The incident was investigated by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. Patrol officials learned of it about 5:30 p.m.

Investigators determined that Dorn was driving a vehicle southbound on 611 Avenue near Locust Street in Sterling, Nebraska, when the vehicle failed to stop. It was struck by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train.

Sterling is a village of about 500 people northwest of Tecumseh in southeast Nebraska. The incident remains under investigation.