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Police identify Texas man killed by train in Fargo

"There were no signs of foul play in relation to this incident," Fargo police said in a statement.

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FARGO — Authorities have identified a Texas man who was struck and killed by a freight train last week in downtown Fargo.

The victim was 35-year-old Matthew Caleb Scott, according to the Fargo Police Department.

At about 12:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, Fargo police were dispatched to the train tracks in the 400 block of Broadway North after receiving a call from BNSF about a possible train-pedestrian collision.

Officers discovered that a train had hit Scott and that he was deceased, police said.

Police determined that a potential witness had called BNSF directly to report the collision. BNSF stopped their train and alerted the Fargo Police Department, police said.

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"There were no signs of foul play in relation to this incident," city police said in a statement.

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