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Train Crash Near Sappi Paper Mill

A train hit the back end of a truck near the Sappi Paper Mill on Monday afternoon. A train hit the back end of a truck near the Sappi Paper Mill on Monday afternoon. | 

Created: December 10, 2019 04:40 PM

Cloquet police responded to a train crash on Monday afternoon near the Sappi Paper Mill.

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According to the police report, a truck driver was coming around the corner and did not see the cross arm down at the tracks. When he noticed it was down, and a train was coming, he tried to go through.

The report said due to the weather conditions, his truck tires were spinning, and he could not clear the crossing. The train hit the back end of the trailer.

Police said no one was hurt.

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