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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Foggy crash at Minn. railroad crossing kills 1, Sharp

  • Authorities say Sharp crashed into the side of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train that was stopped at a crossing in Kelsey for mechanical trouble Wednesday.
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  • St. Louis County sheriff's deputies say a man on his way to work was killed when he drove his SUV into a train at a foggy railroad crossing.
    The victim is identified as 28-year-old Adam John Sharp of Kelsey.
    Authorities say Sharp crashed into the side of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train that was stopped at a crossing in Kelsey for mechanical trouble Wednesday. Sheriff's officials say the crash happened about 6 a.m. in foggy conditions. The crossing is marked only with a stop sign.
    Citizens at the scene performed CPR until medical personnel arrived. Sharp was pronounced dead at the scene.

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