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Man dies after train hits truck

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accidents River Falls, 54022

River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Jefferson County Sheriff's officials said 44-year-old Michael Dragan of Oconomowoc died at the scene of an accident that happened around 4:45 p.m. Dec. 29, when he was going down a private driveway and his pickup truck crossed the train tracks and was hit by Amtrak's Empire Builder.

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The train was heading from Chicago to Seattle, and none of the 326 passengers on board were injured. Amtrak officials said the train was stopped for about four hours while the crash was being investigated.

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