Vehicle/Train crash

A vehicle driven by 18-year-old Grant Stowe of Owatonna was hit by a train on Wednesday afternoon. Stowe, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash, didn’t report any injuries. (Annie Granlund/

A vehicle versus train crash in Owatonna caused several city streets to be blocked off on Wednesday afternoon.

According to 911 dispatch, shortly after 4 p.m. a vehicle was struck by a train at the intersection of Larch Avenue and Vine Street. Owatonna Police Department on the scene confirmed no one was injured.

The crash resulted in several streets along the railway to be blocked for a number of hours while the railroad company cleared the scene.

No further details were available on Wednesday night.

Reach Reporter Annie Granlund at 507-444-2378 or follow her on Twitter @OPPAnnie. ©Copyright 2021 APG Media of Southern Minnesota.

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