Transient man struck by train at The Dalles

A local transient was hit and killed by a train Saturday morning around 7:45 a.m. just west of Exit 82 on Interstate 84, according to the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office. A press release said “it appears the man was walking east along the tracks when a train also traveling east struck from behind” Officials are withholding the 43-year-old man’s identity pending notification of family, They say there are no signs of foul play but anyone with information about the incident should contact the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office.