Man Injured At Crossing As Truck Cab Struck By Train

HETTINGER, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 56-year-old semi-truck driver was injured at an Adams County railroad crossing when his cab was struck by a train.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says David Pastoors of Olivia, Minnesota, was driving the semi-truck north on a gravel township road just before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Pastoors traveled through the railroad crossing and was struck on the driver’s side door by a BNSF train that was heading east.

Pastoors was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Hettinger for treatment. His condition was not known.

(© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Good Question
Best Of Minnesota

Watch & Listen LIVE