MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A dump truck driver was hospitalized Monday morning in central Minnesota after a train slammed into his truck.
The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says the collision happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 10 and 32nd Street Southeast, near St. Cloud.READ MORE: How Minnesota Schools Are Spending COVID Relief Money
The dump truck driver, 26-year-old Allen Keene, suffered minor injuries in the crash. No one else was hurt.READ MORE: Girl Gifts Comforting 'Prairie Bears' To All Patients At Youth Psychiatric Hospital
The collision with a BNSF train caused the truck to hit a utility pole and knock power lines down onto the highway.
The debris damaged two semi trucks and three cars, the sheriff’s office said.MORE NEWS: Good Question: How Do They Make It Snow Inside U.S. Bank Stadium?
There are neither lights nor a crossing gate at the intersection where the collision occurred.