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Esko woman, boy injured in car vs train accident


December 6, 2019

An Esko area woman and boy were injured in a car/train collision today.

According to a press release from the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, at 1:30 PM Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, Carlton County Dispatch received a report of a Car/Train accident on E Stark Rd in Thomson Township.

Emergency Medical Services from the Esko Fire Department and Cloquet Area Fire District responded to the scene.

The patients are identified as a 41-year-old female and 10-year-old male from Thomson Township. They were transported to St Luke’s Hospital in Duluth by Cloquet Area Fire District. At the time of this release the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office has not received any updates on their condition.

The accident is currently under investigation and names of the patients are being withheld pending family notification.

The Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota DNR, and St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.


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