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Eveleth man struck, killed by train

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

EVELETH, Minn. -- A 38-year-old Eveleth man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday morning in Mountain Iron.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident happened just before 3 a.m. Canadian National railroad contacted authorities to report that a southbound train had struck a person who was on the tracks at the south end of CN’s property along Mountain Iron Drive. That’s near U.S. Highway 53 and the boundary between Mountain Iron and Virginia.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released pending notification of family.

The incident remains under investigation.

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