UPDATE: Rochester senior killed by train

(ABC 6 News) – Police may never know the reason behind a train death at Broadway and Civic Center Drive Saturday, Rochester Police Captain Casey Moilanen said Monday.

According to RPD, the stop arms at the intersection were down and the oncoming train was blowing its horn when a 71-year-old Rochester man walked directly onto the tracks with his head down.

It is unclear whether the man’s death was an accident, Moilanen said.


(ABC 6 News) – A man is dead after being hit by a train in downtown Rochester.

It happened after 1 p.m. today at 1st Ave NW and Civic Center Dr. At this time both streets are blocked off.

RPD says they don’t believe this to be a criminal act.

This is a developing story. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.