Victim Identified In Pickup -Train Crash

Authorities have identified the man who died when his pickup collided with a train on the west edge of Perham Thursday morning.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, 25-year-old Derick John Brehm of Vergas died when the pickup he was driving crashed into an eastbound BNSF train at approximately 10:50 a.m. Thursday.

After the collision the pickup was pushed approximately a quarter of a mile to the east, coming to rest at the intersection of county highways 80 and 51 near Kenny’s Candy Company.

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