Officials in northern Minnesota say a woman died early Wednesday morning after trying to cross railroad tracks and being hit by a train.
Investigators are trying to figure out how two trains possibly collided in the dark early Thursday morning. Reports say the accident occurred in Mankato and sent 10 cars off the tracks.
It is expected to take several days to clean up the mess caused by a leaking Canadian Pacific oil tanker train. The train left a 65-mile long oil spill from Red Wing to Winona on Monday morning before the leak was finally detected and stopped.
Residents in a small town in northwestern Minnesota are returning home after a two-hour evacuation prompted by a nearby rail-car derailment.
A Canadian Pacific train derailed near Red Wing, Minn., Sunday morning, causing 19 rail cars to come off the tracks and two to tip over, a spokesperson for the company said.
Several hundred people have returned to their homes following an evacuation in a southern Minnesota town caused by train derailment.