Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train and badly hurt on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 200 block of Island Avenue East, which is near DeLaSalle High School, at about 12:06 a.m. on a report that a man had been hit by a train.
An 18-year-old man from Iron, Minn., suffered leg and arm injuries Monday night after being hit by a train while riding his dirt bike, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to the accident at about 5:56 p.m. Monday near County Road 97 and Cedar Island Drive just south of Gilbert in northern Minnesota.
A 9-year-old boy is in the hospital Friday morning after losing both of his feet in an accident involving a train. Police said it happened at about 6 p.m. Thursday near Farrington Street and Ivy Avenue in St. Paul. Neighbors who saw it happen called 911 immediately. Witnesses said the boy had been playing by the train tracks as a moving train went by.
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.