Woman Dies After Being Hit By Train East of Kandiyohi


(KWLM/Kandiyohi MN-) A woman is dead after being struck by a train near Kandiyohi Wednesday afternoon.

KWLM reports the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department says at 2:17 p.m. they received a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a train.

The victim had been walking on the railroad tracks east of The City of Kandiyohi, near 98th Street Northeast, and was struck by an eastbound BNSF train.

She was dead at the scene, and no one else was hurt.

Her name will be released at a later date.


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