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Semi Driver Struck, Killed By Train In Grant County

A semi-truck driver was killed after being struck by a train in Grant County Tuesday afternoon. According to the county sheriff’s department, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train collided with the semi at 3rd Street in Hermon, Minn.

01/29/2014

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Freight Train Derails In St. Paul

A freight train has derailed in St. Paul. Union Pacific spokesman Mark Davis says five empty cars of one of their trains derailed upright at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. He says it was traveling from Chicago to St. Paul and derailed on tracks owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

08/25/2012

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Minn. Supreme Court: BNSF Not Entitled To Retrial

The Minnesota Supreme Court says the BNSF Railway Co. is not entitled to a new trial in a lawsuit over a 2003 car-train crash in Anoka that killed four young people.

03/28/2012

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Minn. Woman Survives After Train Slams Her Truck

St. Louis County authorities say a motorist escaped serious injury when her vehicle stalled on train tracks just as a locomotive was bearing down.

11/19/2011

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Woman Killed By Train In La Crosse

Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a train in La Crosse.

08/22/2011

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Train Derailment Causes Concern Over MN Infrastructure

From the backyard of his Fridley home, on the banks of Locke Lake, Ken Schultz has a front row seat to a spectacle that features heavy cranes, crawlers and fast working track crews.

07/18/2011

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Bridge Washes Out, Train Derails In Fridley

Authorities are on the scene of a bridge that washed out in Fridley due to area flooding and likely caused a train derailment early Saturday morning.

07/16/2011

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Man Pinned Under Rail Car In Serious Condition

A man who had both of his legs pinned under a railroad car in Willmar, Minn. is in serious condition at St. Cloud Hospital, doctors said.

02/04/2011

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Hazmat Crews Respond To NE Mpls. Rail Yard

Emergency crews had quite a scare overnight at a rail yard in Northeast Minneapolis as hazmat crews were summoned to the scene.

11/29/2010