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Person Struck and Killed by Freight Train in Northeast Portland

July 23, 2016 15:20

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On Saturday July 23, 2016, at 2:40 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a person struck by a freight train near Northeast 82nd Avenue and Halsey Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the remains of a deceased person.

The Union Pacific train engineer stopped East of the location and is cooperating with the investigators.

The sex, age and identity of the deceased person is not known and will have to be determined by the Medical Examiner.

There is no street traffic impacted due to this fatal crash.

To learn more about railroad safety, please visit https://www.up.com/aboutup/community/safety/


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