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Victim in fatal Carlton County train accident identified

DULUTH -- Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal collision between a car and a train Wednesday in Carlton County.

The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Susan McPhail, 67, was killed just before 8 a.m. Wednesday when her vehicle collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train on Minnesota Highway 210.

Officials reported that McPhail was from Wright. An obituary submitted to the News Tribune identified her as a former Cloquet resident now living in New Mexico.

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