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Man Found Dead on Train Tracks in St. Paul

A 33-year-old man was found dead late Saturday on a rail road in St. Paul.

The man's body lying on a set of tracks in the area of Bush Avenue and Burr Street, St. Paul police Cmdr. Kevin Casper said in an interview with The Pioneer Press.

A Union Pacific railroad worker was passing by when he discovered the body. It was apart he had been struck by the train.

It was not know when he was hit, said Casper.

According to The Star Tribune, police believe the man had either fell asleep or passed out on the tracks.

The victims name has not been released.