Man Struck, Killed By Train While Walking Dog

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.

  • Pete

    What happened to the dog? I’m sure he heard it coming!

  • red

    Yeah- You would think his reaction would have alerted the man but still I would never walk on railroad tracks. Sad story


    It is actually illegal to walk on railroad tracks.

  • Chuck Lampi

    it is a sad story he was a good friend of mine we grew up togeather he was like a brother to me

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