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Man dead after getting hit by train in downtown Fargo

Both Fargo police and BNSF workers are investigating this death, which happened early Friday morning, Sept. 23.

A train is stopped in downtown Fargo, off of 4th Avenue North, as police and BNSF workers investigate a man who died from getting hit by this train.
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FARGO — A man is dead after getting hit by a train downtown, off Fourth Avenue North, early Friday morning, Sept. 23.

According to Fargo police spokesperson Caitlin Pallai, police were called by BNSF to the train tracks at about 12:30 Friday morning.

Officers discovered the man under the train as they arrived on scene.

Several Fargo police cars are parked along Broadway, as they were on scene to investigate the death of a man, believed to have been hit by a train.

An eyewitness told WDAY News they saw the man try to jump in between train cars before getting hit.

The railroad track was closed to traffic for about three hours Friday as police and BNSF investigated.


The man has not yet been identified by police, as the investigation is still considered active, Pallai said.

This is a developing story.

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