UPDATE:Authorities release name of truck driver killed in collision with BNSF train

October 7, 2020

ABERDEEN, S.D.–An Aberdeen man has been identified as the truck driver killed in a collision with a train in Brown County.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says 66 year-old Thomas Ochsner was hauling a load of soybeans when the semi collided with the BNSF train at a crossing seven miles west of Aberdeen last week.

There were three members of the train crew. None of them were injured.