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Published February 24, 2013, 07:07 PM

Central Minnesota man dies after snowmobile gets caught under train

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- A central Minnesota man got caught up in a gruesome accident with a train, while he was snowmobiling.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Minnesota (WDAY TV) -- A central Minnesota man got caught up in a gruesome accident with a train, while he was snowmobiling.

The 31 year old was riding along railroad tracks last night in Dassel, It's on Highway 12 about an hour west of Minneapolis.

Authorities say the rider and a BNSF train were headed in the same direction,

when the snowmobiler lost control and slid into the side of the train.

He got caught and was dragged down the tracks, before being pulled under the train. The BNSF crew didn't realize what happened, so they kept going and the train was later stopped.

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