Contact Us

Sauk Rapids Man Taken To Hospital After Being Hit By Train

SAUK RAPIDS — A Sauk Rapids man was taken to the hospital on Wednesday night after being hit by a train.

The accident happened at about 7:00 p.m. at 1945 North Benton Drive.

Sauk Rapids police say 55-year-old Kevin Olson of St. Cloud followed another man walking across the tracks once the crossing arms had come down.

The man was then hit by a Sante Fe Burlington Northern Freight Train that was going about 57 mph.

Olson was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital for serious injuries. As of Thursday morning, he’s listed as being in fair condition.

More WJON News

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The WJON VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The WJON VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.