- Associated Press - Friday, July 7, 2017

ZIM, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a Hibbing man died when a train struck a road grader in the northeastern Minnesota town of Zim.

The St. Louis County sheriff’s department identified the victim as 67-year-old Walter Maki Jr., who was driving the grader. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No train cars derailed as a result of the collision.

The cause of the crash, which happened just before noon Tuesday, remains under investigation.

Zim is about 40 miles northwest of Duluth.

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