Man hit by train in downtown Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – Shreveport Police release new information Monday morning on a man fatally struck by a train Sunday night in Shreveport.

Shreveport investigators believe the man was sitting on the tracks off Clyde Fant Parkway when the train hit him. Police say the impact knocked him off the tracks, causing him to fall some 30 feet to the ground below.

Authorities have identified the victim, but have yet to release his name until family members are notified.

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