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Car-train accident closes tracks downtown Farmington


There are a lot of weird questions police are still trying answer after an accident involving a car and a train late Monday night.

The railroad crossings at Elm and Spruce streets were closed for about three hours late Monday and early Tuesday as police and railroad officials investigated the accident. And while police searched for the man who was driving the car.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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