UPDATE: Man identified after being hit by train in downtown Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: The Fargo Police Department has identified the man who died in the incident as 35-year-old Matthew Caleb Scott.
Officials say he’s not from the area, and there are no signs of foul play in relation to his death.
ORIGINAL STORY: A man was killed after being hit by a train in downtown Fargo.
The Fargo Police Department says at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, officers responded to the train tracks in the 400 block of Broadway North after receiving a call from BNSF about a potential train versus pedestrian incident.
Officers discovered a man had been hit by a train and was dead.
Officers also determined that a potential witness had called BNSF directly to report the incident. BNSF stopped their train and alerted the police department.
Police are continuing to investigate what led to the fatal incident.
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