A trucker died and several passengers were injured when a semi collided with an Amtrak train in central Minnesota. Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., 57, of Bemidji, failed to stop his tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing near Motley about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Todd County sheriff’s office said.
Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Truck driver Scott Rosenberg was headed to a job on Manning Trail North in Stillwater when he spotted a vehicle upside down in a pond.
A 33-year-old Minnesota trucker is in the burn center after getting shocked and thrown off of his trailer during a Thursday morning incident at Toy’s Scrap and Salvage in Eau Claire, Wis., police say.
When the Minnesota Trucking Association picks its top driver every year, safety is a big consideration.