Man Found Dead After Being Struck By Train In East Tampa

Tampa Police are investigating the death of a man found near the railroad tracks in East Tampa. (Shutterstock)

TAMPA, FL — Tampa Police are investigating the death of a man found near the railroad tracks at North 50th Street and East Broadway Avenue in East Tampa.

While on patrol at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday, two Tampa Police officers spotted a body on the side of the railroad tracks. It appears the man had been struck by a train.

Tampa Police detectives are working closely with CSX Police on this investigation. Positive identification has yet to be established.

Patch will provide updates as information is made available.

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