Kyle Mabrey, 42, killed when vehicle lands on tracks, is struck by train off of I-459 in Bessemer, Alabama
McCalla man killed after SUV drops from I-459, then hit by train; 1 of 2 fatal Bessemer crashes Sunday
Investigators aren't sure what time the victim's vehicle wrecked, but shortly before midnight a Norfolk Southern train struck the crashed vehicle, causing him to be ejected from the SUV.
Mabrey was a regular on the FLW Tour and had produced his own version of the lure called the "Yellowhammer,'' a take on the Alabama state bird. He was a pro fisherman for 14 years, and was ranked 286th in the world.
Mabrey was a regular on the Fishing League Worldwide Tour and was ranked 286th in the world. The fishing league’s website says he had earned more than $288,000 in his career.
He also worked as a respiratory therapist at Children’s of Alabama hospital in Birmingham.