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Man dies in Milwaukie train fall

A man is believed to have died in a fall from a cargo train in downtown Milwaukie last week.

The Milwaukie Police Department reports that 20-year-old Beau Jens Holden Hayes of California was found dead Saturday morning on the Portland & Western Railroad tracks between Southeast Harrison and Monroe streets.

The death appeared to have occurred accidentally in a fall from a cargo freight train, the police department said. That train had passed through the area at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday night. The circumstances that prompted the fall were not confirmed.

The Clackamas County Medical Examiner’s Office notified the victim’s family over the weekend.


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