Police Name Victim in Train/Vehicle Crash 12 Dec 13

The Morris Police Department is investigating a fatal collision, reporting a train struck a motor vehicle in Morris Wednesday, December 11.

Lisa Daleo, of Alberta, Minnesota, has been identified as the vehicle’s sole occupant and victim. The Morris Police Department has not released any other information about the victim or circumstances of the crash.

The police department responded to reports of a train/motor vehicle collision at 2:08 p.m. on Wednesday near the corner of Highway 28 (West 5th St) and Highway 9 (Atlantic Ave) in Morris’ downtown. Daleo was transported to Stevens Community Medical Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Officer Jason Reed of the Morris Police Department reports the investigation is ongoing. 

BNSF Railway owns the rail line in Morris. Reed says the train’s engineers did not report any injuries.

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office; University of Minnesota, Morris Police Department; Morris Fire Department; and Stevens County Ambulance Service also responded to the scene.