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Train stops just in time before it would have hit semi on N. 8th St. and Washing

BNSF train, semitrailer near collision averted in Brainerd

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

It was a close call Wednesday morning, when a semitrailer got stuck in the BNSF railroad tracks on North Eighth Street near Washington Street in Brainerd and a train was coming.

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The train stopped about 100 feet before it would have hit the semitrailer.

Expect more on this as details are released.

View a slideshow of photos from the scene, click here.

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