Eveleth Man Killed by Train ID'd

Posted at: 08/25/2013 12:22 PM
Updated at: 08/27/2013 5:09 PM

Authorities have identified the man killed when he was hit by a train early Sunday morning.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 38-year-old Clarence Roy III, of Eveleth.

Around 3 a.m. Sunday, authorities said a Canadian National Railroad staff member reported a southbound train hit a person who was on the tracks. It happened on the railroad's property near Mountain Iron Drive.

Roy was pronounced dead at the scene.