Car And Train Collision In Fosston Leaves Only Minor Property Damage
Three people escaped without injuries Tuesday after a pickup truck collided with a Burlington Northern Sante Fe train in Fosston. The crash happened just after 9 this morning at the intersection of Highway 2 and 360th Avenue.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Steven Burris, 50, of Topeka, Kansas was traveling westbound on the train tracks when his train collided with a 2013 Ford pickup truck driven by 52-year-old Todd Jevning of Fosston. A 17-year-old male was also in the front passenger seat, but no one in the collision sustained any personal injuries. Only minor property damage was sustained by both the BNSF train and the Ford pickup truck.
The Minnesota State Patrol, Essentia Ambulance, and the Fosston Fire Department also responded to the scene.