BP: Authorities unable to locate pedestrian allegedly hit by train


December 6, 2019

BEMIDJI -- Although a train allegedly struck a person in Bemidji, authorities have not been able to locate the individual and witnesses said the male walked away from the scene.

The Bemidji Police Department issued a statement on the incident, which occurred around 4:50 p.m. near the intersection of the railroad crossing and Washington Avenue. Multiple witnesses told police officers they saw a man standing on the east side of Washington Avenue on the railroad tracks and that the man was facing the oncoming train. The man allegedly stepped off the tracks but then stepped back on just as the train reached the location, according to the press release.



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