Man dies after train hits him on Portland bridge

first_imgPORTLAND– Portland police say an 18-year-old man died after a train hit him on a bridge and pushed him into the Willamette River.Sgt. Pete Simpson says officer first responded to reports of the collision on the St. Johns Bridge around 11:15 p.m. on Friday. When officers arrived, they found the man in the water near the shore.Simpson says officers pulled the man out of the water and attempted resuscitation, but were unsuccessful.An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.last_img