AURORA - A Mesabi East High School student is dead after being hit by a train while walking to school.
The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened about 7:30 this morning about 300 yards east of Main Street in Aurora.
Fifteen-year-old Cole Packa was struck by a west bount train while attempting to cross the rail road tracks at a undesignated area.
Packa died at the scene of the accident.
St. Louis County authorities are still investigating.
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