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Published October 11, 2010, 05:13 PM

Driver in Fisher Train-Truck Accident Dies

A Breezy Point, MN man has died after he was involved in a train-truck accident near Fisher, MN.

By: Associated Press,

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — The driver of a sugar beet truck is dead after colliding with a freight train in northwestern Minnesota.

The Hennepin County medical examiner's office says 47-year-old Robert Forsman of Breezy Point was pronounced dead Saturday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

The State Patrol says Forsman was driving a beet truck Thursday when he came to a railroad crossing and did not stop.

Truck was struck by one of two locomotives pulling the 66-car train.

The collision happened 11 miles east of East Grand Forks.

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