SURAT THANI: An elderly man with impaired hearing was hit and killed by a train at a railway crossing in Ban Nasan district on Tuesday morning, police said.

Pol Capt Sithichai Roopngam, a duty officer, said the accident occurred about 8.25am at Ban Nong Yai railway crossing in tambon Phru Phi.

Sathien Khunsanong, 76, was hit by express train No.85 bound for Nakhon Si Thammarat as he crossed the rail tracks.