Authorities have identified the man fatally struck by an Amtrak train on Wednesday morning in Fridley as 21-year-old Jason Thaddeus Clark of Coon Rapids.
According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Clark was on the eastbound tracks in the 8200 block of Ashton Avenue Northeast shortly after 7 a.m. He died at the scene.
The train, Amtrak’s Empire Builder to Chicago, was on its way to Union Depot in downtown St. Paul.
The sheriff’s office and Fridley police continue to investigate the death.