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Police investigating body found on train tracks near Spokane Intermodal Center

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Police are investigating a body found on train tracks near the Intermodal Center.

A railroad maintenance worker noticed the body while he was checking tracks near Sprague Ave. & Browne St. around 6 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the body is a man in his 50's, and it is inside a restricted area. Major Crimes Detectives tell KHQ's Patrick Erickson it looks like the man was hit by a train, but they do not know when or how it happened.

Trains in and out of downtown Spokane were delayed for about two hours so investigators could collect evidence.

Police are not identifying the name of the man who died yet. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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