UPDATE - pick up truck VS train crash

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date: May 13th, 2017

Incident Time:  4P.M.

Incident Location: Skibo Road & Pine Street in Bassett Township (south east of Hoyt Lakes)

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Name:  Tyler Tedrick

Name: Lonny Callender

Name: juvenile



Age: 18

Age: 14

Address: Virginia, MN

Address: Hoyt Lakes, MN


Incident Summary:

On 5/13/2017 at around 4PM a Dodge pick up truck was traveling westbound on Skibo Road near Pine Street in Bassett Township, when it was struck by a north bound CN train.  All 3 occupants of the pick up truck were taken to Northern Pines Hospital initially.  All 3 sustained injuries but the extent of the injuries are currently not fully known.  It appears that the pick up truck did not stop at the tracks, but drove through the stop sign. The incident remains under investigation at this time.  ICR#17101648 

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Assisting Agencies

East Range Police Dept., Hoyt Lakes Ambulance, Hoyt Lakes Fire Dept., Aurora Fire Dept., and Brimson 1st Responders

Authority: Sergeant Grant Toma

Date: May 13th, 2017                       Time: 7:45 PM

Additional Information or Update: All three occupants of the pick up truck sustained non-life threatening injuries.  At least one has been released from the hospital.

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Authority:      Sergeant Toma                                         Date:   5/15/17                 Time:11:30 AM