Eveleth Man Hit By Train & Killed Near Virginia

Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 6:11 am

A 38-year-old Eveleth man was struck and killed by a train early Sunday morning in Mountain Iron according to the Duluth News Tribune.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident happened just before 3 a.m. The Canadian National Railroad contacted authorities to report that a southbound train had struck a person who was on the tracks near U.S. Highway 53 and the boundary between Mountain Iron and Virginia.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released and the incident remains under investigation.

This is at least the third train related death in or near the listening area this year.

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