Man Dies After Being Struck By Train in North Fargo – KVRR

Officers responded to 2nd Street North and 4th Avenue North to an area without vehicle crossings near Wildflower Park at 6:35 Thursday night.

FARGO — A man is dead after being hit by an eastbound BNSF train near downtown Fargo along the flooded Red River, Thursday evening, April 25.

When emergency personnel arrived, they found an adult man with significant trauma and he was pronounced deceased by emergency medical staff. This is an area without any vehicle crossings near Wildflower Park.

When emergency crews arrived at the scene about a quarter mile east of the railroad overpass at Second Street North after responding to a 6:35 p.m. call, they found a man with significant trauma and pronounced him deceased, police said.

Some local media are reporting that emergency crews responded to the scene about a quarter mile east of the railroad overpass, at 2nd Street North, around 6:35 Thursday evening.

Officers set up yellow tape around the train cars at the scene where the person's body was found. About an hour after the accident was reported the body was still on the tracks under the rail cars. The city ambulance crew had a stretcher out along Second Street North, but returned without a person. Later, the Cass County Coroner's van was spotted at the site near Wildflower Park.

The stopped train is blocking the road where the railroad tracks cross North Broadway and 4th Street. Authorities say it could be a while before the train can move again.

The stopped train blocked the road where the railroad tracks cross North Broadway and Fourth Street North until around 9 p.m.


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