Police: Man commits suicide on MAX train tracks

A man died Friday after being hit by a train in Portland, police said.

Posted: Dec 1, 2017 12:31 PM
Updated: Dec 1, 2017 12:33 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A man died on TriMet MAX tracks Friday morning in what Portland police determined was a suicide.

Emergency crews were called out at 6:13 a.m. to the tracks after receiving a report of a man down on the tracks.

The 911 call came from the MAX operator. He reporting that the man appeared to be dead.

When crews arrived they confirmed the man was dead.

Police said a train ahead of him first struck the man who was laying on the tracks.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 10230

Reported Deaths: 215
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah248869
Marion164848
Washington158620
Clackamas84525
Umatilla7576
Union3561
Lincoln3464
Deschutes2190
Lane2183
Malheur2061
Polk15912
Linn1579
Jackson1490
Yamhill1398
Jefferson1330
Klamath1301
Morrow1021
Benton945
Hood River930
Wasco911
Josephine551
Clatsop510
Douglas500
Coos420
Columbia390
Lake210
Tillamook140
Crook130
Wallowa100
Curry80
Baker50
Sherman30
Gilliam10
Grant10
Harney10
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 57°
Corvallis
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 57°
Roseburg
Overcast
58° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 58°
North Bend
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 57°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events