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Mysterious case concludes as Becker County identifies man killed by train last month

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A man killed by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train near Detroit Lakes, Minn., last month has been identified by Becker County officials.


Norman Lee Maunu, 54, of Park Rapids, Minn., was struck by the train about 7 p.m. Dec. 18.

The eastbound train hit Maunu as he was walking 400 yards east of a railroad crossing, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. He was reported killed on impact.

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