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Photo by Dain Sullivan Burlington Northern Santa Fe workers redirect traffic and replace a railroad crossing gate near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Highway 10 in Wadena on Monday, after a semi-truck broke the gate.

Back on track: Train gate fixed after accident

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Unfortunate timing is most likely what caused a semi-truck to break a railroad crossing gate in Wadena on Monday, Wadena Police Chief Bruce Uselman said.

Uselman added that a truck driver thought he had enough time to clear the tracks near the intersection of Jefferson Street and Highway 10, but the railroad crossing arm descended onto his trailer and broke off.

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