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The intersection of 425th Ave. and County Highway 80 in Perham was the site of a train-truck collision Friday morning. Submitted photo

Train, truck collide near Perham

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A truck collided with a train and rolled over at the intersection of 425th Ave. and County Highway 80 near Perham early Friday morning.

The truck, operated by West Central Ag, pulled up to the intersection heading south. The driver didn’t see the westbound train in time, tried to accelerate over the tracks to avoid being hit, but was clipped in the back, according to Sgt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department. 

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Joe Bowen, a 2009 graduate of St. John's University, is the newest member of the Perham Focus team. He enjoys writing, rugby, and hamburgers.
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