Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Rural Minnesota
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the report of a train-pedestrian collision shortly after 1:30 Monday morning. The preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian was struck by an eastbound BNSF train.
The fatal incident occurred near a railroad crossing between Audbon and Detroit Lakes. Responding deputies located a deceased person at the scene.
Investigators are still working to confirm the identity of the pedestrian. A statement from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office says the incident is ongoing. The body has been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.