Man Killed In Accident With Train

A 60-year-old man is dead after his vehicle was struck by a train Thursday morning in Otter Tail County.

Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a railroad crossing southeast of the city of Ottertail around 8:48 a-m and found a pickup badly damaged.

Authorities said the pickup was  struck on the passenger side by a northbound Canadian Pacific train.

The driver was the lone occupant in the vehicle and died of his injuries at the scene.  His name has not been released, pending notification of relatives.

Neither of the two crew members on the train were injured.

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