A man riding in a motorized wheelchair was struck and killed by a train at 6:50 a.m. Sunday at the crossing on East South Street in Akron, authorities said.

Bennie L. Jarvis, 52, of Akron traveled around the gates, which were down, according to witnesses, before he was hit, the Summit County medical examiner’s office said.

The incident remains under investigation and an autopsy was scheduled for Monday.