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East Grand Forks Man Hit by Train

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  An East Grand Forks man is lucky to be alive after being struck by a train in Crookston this weekend.

  It happened near the top of the downtown overpass. 

  32 year old Bobby Ramirez was walking along the tracks near downtown Crookston Saturday afternoon, when he was struck by a train.

  Lieutenant Gene Wisness of the Crookston Police Department says, it appeared Ramirez was walking down the tracks, when the engine of the train struck him. Ramirez was thrown into the ditch… clear of the train and is now recovering at Altru hospital in Grand Forks. He sustained serious injury to one leg.

 

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