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The site of the collision was on County TT, just east of Roberts. Morgan’s truck was headed southbound. This photo is looking north. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Steve Dzubay)

Hudson businessman Ben Morgan killed in truck, train crash

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A Hudson businessman, Benjamin Morgan, 54, was killed Monday morning when the septic truck he was driving was struck by a train just east of Roberts. Morgan was the owner of Hudson-based Tri-County Sanitation.


The accident happened at 10:58 a.m. at 150th Street, just north of County TT in the town of Hammond (just east of Roberts). The accident involved a westbound Union Pacific train. The truck was traveling southbound on 150th.

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Doug Stohlberg
Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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