Warroad Man Dead After Train Strikes His Vehicle
A 44-year-old Warroad man is dead after a train struck the vehicle he was driving.
Roseau County Sheriff Steve Gust reports Richard Lussier died in the collision that happened on Friday, April 15th east of Warroad.
Witnesses report that Lussier’s vehicle stopped on the railroad tracks between the railroad crossing arms on County Road 12 at the intersection of Highway 11. A Canadian National Railroad train struck Lussier’s vehicle, and Lussier was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy is planned and the investigation into the incident is ongoing.