Man killed in train-pedestrian accident in Becker County

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) A man is dead after being hit by a train over the weekend.

It happened Sunday evening just after 5:00 in Detroit Township in Becker County.

The sheriff's office says 41-year-old Joseph Mackner of Detroit Lakes was walking about a mile north of the city when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific railroad train.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.