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Published May 29, 2009, 02:41 PM

Man killed when truck hit by train near Perham

Perham, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A 67-year old Perham man died this morning after his pick-up was struck by a train. There are no stop arms or flashing lights at the intersection of the accident. It happened just after 6 this morning on a private driveway a half mile east of Perham.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Perham, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A 67-year old Perham man died this morning after his pick-up was struck by a train.

There are no stop arms or flashing lights at the intersection of the accident. It happened just after 6 this morning on a private driveway a half mile east of Perham.

The front end and cab of the truck was pushed nearly 3 quarters of a mile.

A Perham Police Officer says the man didn't see the train coming as he drove to pick up a friend.

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