EAGLE, Minn. (WCCO) — One person is dead after a train collided with a car in Eagle, Minn. Wednesday morning, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.
At 7:58 p.m., the Carlton County Dispatch received a call of the collision on the intersection of Birchwood Drive and Highway 210. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train reportedly struck a passenger vehicle at the East Mud lake crossing.READ MORE: Minnesota Expands Home Heating Aid Program Eligibility
When emergency responders arrived, the driver of the passenger vehicle was found dead.READ MORE: Minnesota Parents Want More School COVID Protocols As Cases Spike
The crash is being investigated, but it is being called an accident right now.MORE NEWS: Missing Dog Makes It Home Safe After Being Stolen Along With Vehicle
Names will be released pending notification of family members.