MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cass Lake man escapes injury from car-train crash
CASS LAKE - A Cass Lake man escaped with non-life threatening injuries after his semi was struck by a train Sunday afternoon in Cass County.
The State Patrol says 43-year-old Thomas Gregerson pulled his rig onto the tracks and was broadsided by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train. Gregerson was taken to Sanford Health in Bemidji for treatment. The accident report shows he was not wearing a seatbelt and the gravel road was icy at the time of the collision.