UPDATE: Man identified after being hit by train in downtown Fargo

Police say the train hit the man at this intersection in downtown Fargo.
Police say the train hit the man at this intersection in downtown Fargo.(VNL staff)
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 7:39 AM CDT
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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.

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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.