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Detroit Lakes Teen Hit by BNSF Train While Crossing Tracks

They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but the male didn't appear to hear the train coming

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a BNSF train while trying to cross the tracks. Police say a 13-year-old was hit by the train along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenue. They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but…

Information Released on Fargo Man Hit by Train

The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train coming but did not move out of the way in time

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police identify the man killed after a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck him Tuesday morning. They say 39 year old Kyle Kubousek of Fargo was hit by a westbound train shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Main Avenue. The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train coming but did…

Fargo Man Dies After Being Hit by BNSF Train

Police say the conductor called for help at about 4 a.m. after seeing the man get hit in the 4000 block of Main Ave. in Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. — One man is dead after being hit by a BNSF train early this morning. Fargo Police said the conductor called for help at about 4 a.m. after seeing the man get hit in the 4000 block of Main Ave. in Fargo. The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train but did not move out of the…

Detroit Lakes Woman Hit by Train Identified

Train traffic was stopped until shortly after midnight while authorities investigated

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Police in Detroit Lakes have identified a woman struck and killed by a train Saturday night. She is 56-year-old Lynn Alexander of Detroit Lakes. Alexander was hit around 9 p.m. at the Washington Avenue crossing. When paramedics arrived, Alexander was already dead. Train traffic was stopped until shortly after midnight while authorities investigated. The BNSF…

Fatal Train Accident in Detroit Lakes

Woman hit and killed by train in Detroit Lakes

A woman is dead after she was hit by a train in Detroit Lakes on Saturday night. Paramedics were called after 9 p.m.to the Washington Avenue and Highway 10 crossing. The 56-year-old woman was found dead on the tracks. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was heading west. Train traffic in the area was stopped until shortly after midnight while…

KVRR 2016 Year in Review: Part I

In Part I of our 2016 Year in Review, we take a look back at the top headlines in January, February and March

As 2016 comes to a close this week, we take a look back at some of the stories that made headlines at the beginning of this year. Here’s KVRR’s Nick Broadway. 2016.  A year filled with headliners and hopefuls, triumph and tragedy.  Here’s a look back at the top headlines from 2016. Top Headlines of January MINNESOTA STATE PATROL RELEASES PICTURES…

Police Looking for Car After Crash with Train

A dark colored Grand Prix took off after being struck by a train in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead police are looking for a vehicle after it crashed into a train and took off. Police say they’re looking for information on a dark colored four door Grand Prix with heavy damage to its right rear corner panel. They say the vehicle was hit at the intersection of 20th Street and Main Avenue around 6 pm after…

“Like a Mushroom Cloud” Casselton Reflects On Derailment of 2013

CASSELTON, N.D.

Three years ago, an oil train derailed and exploded about a half mile away from Casselton. In a time where many are concerned about the safe transport of crude oil, the people in town are reflecting on what happened. “It was like a mushroom cloud,” said Greg Kempel of Casselton, describing the explosion. It was just another day at work for…