UPDATE: Person found dead in NE Rochester identified

Published: May. 1, 2022 at 2:40 PM CDT
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UPDATE: Police have identified the person found dead on railroad tracks in northeast Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department (RPD), Joshua Crews, 29, of Rochester, was struck by a train and killed around 6:35 p.m. Sunday near the 200 block of Civic Center Dr. NE.

Crews may have been homeless at the time of his death, police said.

RPD is investigating to determine how this incident happened.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Police are investigating after a body was found in northeast Rochester Saturday night.

The Rochester Police Department received a report of a dead man on the railroad tracks east of Civic Center Dr. NE and W. Silver Lake Dr. NE. around 6:35 p.m.

RPD is investigating.

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