"Rail crewman spots man's body on tracks"
A man's body was found on train tracks near Payne Avenue and Phalen Boulevard in St. Paul, after he was struck and killed by a train Saturday night.
The victim, has not been identified, according to St. Paul police spokesman Peter Panos.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that a Union Pacific train operator "called the train-dispatch center after spotting the man's body on tracks adjacent to the ones his train was on" around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The dispatch center then called the police.
Police are trying to determine how the victim ended up on the tracks. While the death is not believed to be suspicious, the investigation is ongoing.