Teen hurt in car-train collision

HUDSON – A western Wisconsin teen-ager remains hospitalized Monday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after the teen was injured Friday night when the car he was driving was struck by a train at a crossing in Baldwin.

The St. Croix County, Wis., Sheriff’s Office identified the injured car driver as Jordan S. Nutt, 17, of Woodville, Wis.

According to SSCSO investigators, Nutt was injured when a Union Pacific Railroad track struck the car Nutt was driving at a crossing on 220th Street in Baldwin around 7:20 p.m. Friday.

Witnesses at the scene told deputies Nutt was northbound on 22oth Street and stopped at the crossing stop sign, the continued driving north and was hit by the westbound Union Pacific train operated by Bradley Gross, 39, of Cambridge, Minn., investigators said.

Nutt was transported to Regions Hospital with various injuries, investigators said. None of the train’s occupants were hurt, deputies added.

Assisting SCCSO deputies at the scene were the Baldwin Police and EMS, United Fire and Rescue and the Union Pacific Police. The incident remains under investigation by the SCCSO.

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