Galesburg Police are investigating a fatal crash Tuesday between a BNSF train and a pickup truck.

The crash happened Tuesday shortly after noon at a railroad crossing at 600 block of South Windwood.

Police Lieutenant James Bradford tells Local 4 News the impact of the crash cause the vehicle to burst into flames.  

Knox County Coroner Mark Thomas confirms that he is handling a fatality — the driver of the truck, who was alone in a private vehicle.

Authorities are withholding the name of the victim, pending notification of next of kin.  

An autopsy is scheduled tomorrow.  No word on how the vehicle wound up on the tracks.