One person was killed Friday afternoon in a truck-train crash west of Aberdeen.
A semi-truck and trailer, loaded with soybeans, was driving through a train crossing just north of U.S. Highway 12. The truck and trailer collided with an eastbound BNSF train consisting of two locomotives and a box car.
The 66-year-old male truck driver was extricated from the truck and taken by ambulance to the Aberdeen hospital. He later died there as a result of his injuries.
The three members of the train crew were not injured.
The name of the victim is not yet being released.
October 5, 2020