Man dies after crashing into train in fog in St. Louis County

  • Updated: February 14, 2013 - 8:36 PM

KELSEY, MINN. - St. Louis County sheriff's deputies said a man on his way to work Wednesday was killed when he drove his SUV into a train at a foggy railroad crossing.

The victim was Adam John Sharp, 28, of Kelsey.

Sharp's vehicle crashed into the side of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train that was stopped at a crossing in Kelsey for mechanical trouble Wednesday. Sheriff's officials say the crash happened about 6 a.m. in foggy conditions. The crossing is marked only with a stop sign.

Citizens at the scene performed CPR until medical personnel arrived, but Sharp died at the scene.

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