Man Hit and Killed By Train in Fargo

A man who allegedly went around railroad crossing bars is hit and killed in downtown Fargo.

Police say the 61-year-old man was hit by a train around 1:40 this morning at 8th Street and Main Avenue.

They say a train heading east had just passed when he started walking across the tracks and was hit by a westbound train.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s not clear if the man had been drinking.

His name has not yet been released.