For most rural Minnesota crossings, just an 'X' marks the spot
SABIN, Minn. – The railroad crossing where a 91-year-old died here Sunday was unguarded, with just a sign marking its presence and no arm gates or lights.
In other words, it was like most railroad crossings in the state.
About two-thirds of public railroad crossings in Minnesota don’t have advanced signals for motorists and pedestrians such as crossing gates, lights and bells, according to a 2013 Minnesota Department of Transportation report.
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