Fatal Train vs Scooter Crash Near Downtown Rochester
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester Police are at the scene of a fatal accident involving a train and a person on a mobility scooter.
A spokesman says the victim was apparently attempting to cross the railroad tracks at the corner of 1st Avenue Northwest and Civic Center Drive near the American Legion Club when the person was struck and killed by an eastbound Canadian Pacific Railways train around 7:45 am.
A portion of North Broadway and 1st Avenue in the vicinity of the deadly incident are expected to remain closed for at least another hour.
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