SUMNER, Wash. — A person found dead Thursday alongside train tracks east of Tacoma has been identified as a 38-year-old homeless man.

The News Tribune reports Justin Potter’s body was spotted about 8 a.m. on the side of the tracks near the Zehnder Street crossing in Sumner.

Authorities believe Justin Potter was hit by a train, but his death remains under investigation.

Information from: The News Tribune,

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