ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) – A 47-year-old Sauk Rapids man died Thursday after he was struck and killed by a train while walking his dog on a set of railroad tracks in Sauk Rapids, authorities said.
Police said the incident was reported at about 11:48 a.m. Thursday near the 1800 block of North Benton Drive.
Authorities said the man was walking his dog on the tracks when he was struck by a train traveling southbound. Police said they believe the man was listening to music on headphones at the time of the accident.
Police identified the man as Clint Presler.