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Dilworth Woman Killed in Train Crash

It happened just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An 87-year-old woman from Dilworth has died after colliding with a train. Moorhead officers were dispatched to the 10 block of 14th Street South just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday. That’s where the car driven my Lila Hoyme was struck by an eastbound train. She was taken to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Police…

Semi Driver Pulls Rig In Path of Slow-Moving BNSF Train

The BNSF train was only going between 5 and 10 miles per hour

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the second time in about a week, a vehicle drives into the path of a slow-moving train in Grand Forks. This time it was a semi driven by 31-year-old Travis Bitker of Bemidji. Police say Bitker was driving through the yard of the State Mill at the time of the crash. The BNSF train was…

Grand Forks Woman Cited After Driving In Path of Slow-Moving Train

Theresa Knutson's SUV was pushed off the roadway by a slow-moving BNSF train

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — An 87-year-old Grand Forks woman is cited after she drives in front of an oncoming train. Police were called to Demers Avenue and 42nd Street around 11 a.m. Sunday. They say Theresa Knutson’s SUV was pushed off the roadway by a slow-moving BNSF train. Knutson was taken to Altru Hospital for possible minor injuries. She was…

Dilworth Man Dies After Semi is Struck by Train

The crash happened two miles south of Buxton, N.D.

BUXTON, N.D.–A Dilworth man has died after his semi was struck by a train near Buxton on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Silva was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash happened at the intersection of 11th Street Northeast and 162nd Avenue Northeast two miles south of Buxton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Silva failed to yield for a BNSF train….

Train Derails Near Ulen

BNSF is aware of the incident.

ULEN, Minn.–A train derailed South of Ulen along Highway 32 early Monday morning. There were 114-grain cars on the train. The wheels on a few of the cars came off the rails causing the grain they were carrying to spill. BNSF crews reported to the scene to get the cars back on the track and clean-up the grain that spilled….

BNSF Railway Tracks Vandalized Near Fargo

A $2,500 reward is being offered.

FARGO, N.D.–The BNSF Railway Police are offering a reward for information regarding the destruction of the BNSF Railway tracks. The damage occurred in the vicinity of railroad crossings off of County Rd. 20. The damaged caused train delays. A $2,500 reward is being offered. Anyone with information is asked to call the BNSF Crime Tip hotline at 1-800-832-5452. Categories: Crime,…

Fargo Man Remains Hospitalized After Being Hit by Train Saturday Morning

Jacob Nohre suffered head, neck and leg injuries.

FARGO (KFGO) – A Fargo man is in critical but stable condition after he was hit by a train in downtown Fargo, according to his CaringBridge site. Jacob Nohre suffered head, neck and leg injuries. Police were called just after 12:30 a.m. Sat. to Main Ave. and Broadway. Police said Nohre was lying on the tracks as the train approached…

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…

Community Tours Locomotive at BNSF Railway Open House in Dilworth

The event was held in conjunction with Loco Daze

DILWORTH, Minn. — Dilworth is home to a BNSF railway station, and community members got the chance to tour one of those orange locomotives. Most people see BNSF trains while in traffic waiting for them to pass, but some part of something you used or ate today was probably transported by train. “Whether it’s agricultural goods or lumber products, things…