Game Warden Ole Lofquist was killed when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by a Northern Pacific Railroad passenger train in Aitkin, Minnesota.

He and another game warden were en route to the courthouse to testify in a deer poaching case when the crash occurred at the Knox Bridge railroad crossing.

Warden Lofquist was a WWI veteran and had served with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for 9-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and six daughters.

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