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Norman Maunu

Train accident family looking for answers

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On Dec. 18, Norman Maunu was killed when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck him on the railroad tracks just east of the Highway 54 crossing in Detroit Lakes.


The 54-year-old man was seen lying on the tracks before the train hit him, and many assumed suicide.

But family members don't think so.

"That's just something that we don't think would have ever entered into his mind," sister-in-law Kathy Maunu said.

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