Emerado Man Hit by Amtrak Train

An Emerado man was hit by an Amtrak train early this morning.

The Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Dan O’Donnel was standing next to the tracks when he was hit about 5:20 a.m.

O’Donnel suffered an arm injury and walked to a nearby bar for help.

He was taken to a Grand Forks hospital for treatment.

An Amtrak spokesman says O’Donnel was on railroad property.

The train was delayed for about an hour.

The patrol is investigating.