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Man hit by Union Pacific train

Investigation into who he was and how the accident occurred -

FILE PHOTO - Train tracks outside of Woodburn, Oregon in 2014.Gresham police and medical personnel responded to a call from a Union Pacific employee that the eastbound train had struck a pedestrian at 3:56 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, near 181st Avenue.

Police say they arrived on scene and found the victim deceased. Just before 7 a.m. the Oregon State Medical Examiner arrived to assist the investigation. It has been determined that the victim is a male, but his identity is unknown, police say.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are being investigated.

Union Pacific will be leading the investigation, and no traffic is impeded because of the accident.

More information will be added when it’s made available.