Fatal Train Accident
A man was struck and killed by a Northstar Commuter Rail Line train in Elk River Wednesday evening. Metro Transit officials say the accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. when an adult male was walking near the tracks in a non-designated crossing area.
Gary and Barb Lindman have lived on 53rd Avenue in Plymouth for 20 years. They were close by when a pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train.
Authorities say a North Dakota man found dead along railroad tracks in western Minnesota was a passenger on an Amtrak train bound for Chicago.