Big Lake man struck and killed by train after leaving work

Published 10:37 am Friday, September 30, 2016

BIG LAKE — Authorities have identified a man who was fatally struck by a freight train in Big Lake.

The Sherburne County sheriff’s office says 24-year-old Cody Haberman, of Big Lake, was hit about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday by a BNSF train. The Star Tribune reports that the location was equipped with a full complement of warning lights and crossing gates.

Haberman’s fiancee, Kassey Jacobson, says he had just left his job at a McDonald’s up the street from where he was struck.

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