MN: Amtrak Train Hits Semi; Truck Driver Killed, Several on Train Hurt
An Amtrak train struck a semitrailer truck that failed to stop at a crossing in central Minnesota, leaving the big rig's driver dead and several on the passenger train injured, authorities said. The collision involving the eastbound Empire Builder occurred Friday afternoon at the rail crossing at 317th Avenue in Fawn Lake Township, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. Killed was semi driver Donald R. Hedlund Sr., 57, of Bemidji, the Sheriff's Office said. Hedlund was driving...