Rochester Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian-Train Collision
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Very little information has been released, but Rochester Police say a pedestrian was apparently struck and killed by a train near downtown Rochester Saturday night.
A statement issued Sunday evening indicates a law enforcement dispatcher received a report of a train striking a pedestrian on the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks near North Broadway and Civic Center Drive Northeast around 11:30 PM Saturday. Officers were sent to the scene and located the deceased individual, identified as a 25-year-old Rochester man, on the tracks.
The name of the victim and other details about the deadly incident have not been released. Police Captain Casey Moilanen says investigators are working to determine how the man ended up in the area.