Man Dead After Being Struck by BNSF Train Near New Rockford


NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. ( – A Sheyenne man is dead after being struck by an eastbound BNSF train west of New Rockford Tuesday night.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was crossing the railroad tracks at around 11:15 PM where 61st Avenue NE intersects. The driver died at the scene. No train personnel were injured.

The name of the driver is being withheld to allow family to be notified. The crash remains under investigation.

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