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Becker County Sheriff deputies, Detroit Lakes Police officers and St. Mary's EMS workers work the scene of a pedestrian/train accident near the intersection of Highway 10 and Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Tuesday morning. A 35 year-old Detroit Lakes woman was killed by a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train as she tried to "beat the train" across the tracks, according to police. The woman was carrying the stuffed animal in the police car. (Photo by Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Train kills pedestrian in Detroit Lakes

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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A woman here was killed when she was struck by a Burlington Northern Sante Fe train Tuesday morning.

Authorities say a 35-year-old Detroit Lakes woman, whose name has not been released, had met a friend from Mahnomen, Minn., whose name also is being withheld, at the Amtrak station in Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning.

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