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Drunken man nearly hit by train at Main Ave. intersection

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FARGO – BNSF Railway conductors had a scare Monday morning after barely missing a man who managed to roll off the train tracks he was sitting on in time to miss the oncoming train, police said.


Deputy Chief Pat Claus said police were called to the 1700 block of Main Avenue about 9:13 a.m. on a report of a man who’d been hit by a train.

Officers found the man on the north side of the train tracks with just some small scratches on his arm.

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