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BNSF Train Strikes Vehicle

On Nov. 14, at approximately 08:35 a.m., dispatch received a 911 call stating a BNSF train struck a vehicle at a crossing near mm 546 on US Highway 2. A single vehicle, with one occupant, was struck in the front passenger quarter sending the vehicle into a ravine on the south side of the tracks. The driver was transported to the hospital.

The west bound train was traveling approximately 58 miles per hour when it struck the BNSF vehicle.

Local first responders, ambulance crew, fire rescue, and additional law enforcement arrived on scene quickly and worked efficiently to extract the injured driver from the ravine.

Montana Highway Patrol and BNSF Officials continue to investigate the accident scene.


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