Man Killed After Pickup Hit By Train Near Perham Identified
The pickup was hit by an eastbound train at a crossing controlled by a stop sign
UPDATE: Police say 25-year-old Derick Brehm of Vergas was killed after a freight train struck his pickup west of Perham.
Authorities say it’s unclear why Brehm didn’t see or hear the train.
OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A 25-year-old man is dead after the pickup he was driving was hit by a freight train west of Perham.
Otter Tail County authorities say the crash happened Thursday morning.
The pickup was hit by an eastbound train at a crossing controlled by a stop sign.
The man lived in Otter Tail County but his name has not been released.