Eveleth man struck, killed by train
EVELETH, Minn. -- A 38-year-old Eveleth man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday morning in Mountain Iron.
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that the incident
happened just before 3 a.m. Canadian National railroad contacted
authorities to report that a southbound train had struck a person who
was on the tracks at the south end of CN's property along Mountain
Iron Drive. That's near U.S. Highway 53 and the boundary between
Mountain Iron and Virginia.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been
released pending notification of family.
The incident remains under investigation.