ST. CLOUD - A truck driver hit by a train yesterday (Tuesday) is in critical condition at St. Cloud Hospital.

The Benton County Sheriff says the incident happened at 4:15 p.m. at a railroad crossing at 35th Avenue Northwest near Rice.

Sixty-five year old Richard Dalen of Little Falls was driving the semi when he pulled out in front of the train.  Dalen was ejected from the the truck.