Sauk Centre man killed in train collision

At approximately 3:14 a.m., Wednesday morning, a man was struck by a train on the railroad tracks near Highway 10 and 60th Avenue, in Morrison County near Cushing.

According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was traveling north when it struck Kyle Schiltz, 35, of Sauk Centre. Schiltz was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the cause of this accident.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Randall Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance at the scene.