Washtenaw County asks for help in identifying man hit, killed by train near Ann Arbor

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ANN ARBOR – A white male believed to be 30 years old was killed when he was struck by a train on Tuesday.

The incident occurred in Lima Township around 11:40 a.m.

Authorities are now requesting the public’s help in identifying the victim. The man was wearing a University of Michigan “M Law” T-shirt.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office sent out the following release:

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your assistance identifying the victim involved in the fatal pedestrian/train crash that occurred on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The incident took place around 11:40 a.m. in the area of Dexter Chelsea Rd. and Lima Center Rd. In Lima Township.

The deceased is a white male, approximately 30 years of age. He is 6’3”, 254 pounds, with brown eyes and short cropped balding brown hair. He has a 10” scar on his abdomen. At the time of the incident he was wearing black cloth jogging pants, black Tek zippered sweatshirt, blue University of Michigan “M LAW” t-shirt, size 13 black Nike shoes, and dark grey HEAD brand gloves.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ballard at the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office at 734-474-6094 or contact the anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711.

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