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Becker County Sheriff deputies, Detroit Lakes Police officers and St. Mary's EMS workers work the scene of a pedestrian/train accident near the intersection of Highway 10 and Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes, Minn., Tuesday morning. A 35 year-old Detroit Lakes woman was killed by a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train as she tried to "beat the train" across the tracks, according to police. The woman was carrying the stuffed animal in the police car. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers

Woman killed in Detroit Lakes train accident identified

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A Detroit Lakes woman was killed Tuesday morning by a train at the Washington Avenue crossing.

A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck Shannon Marie Bugge, 35, of 1318 Lori Avenue in Detroit Lakes, when she was attempting to cross the railroad tracks.


The Becker County Sheriff Department received a 911 call at 10:39 a.m. that a train had struck a pedestrian.

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