Missoula Police responded to a call this morning at about 6:58, to the Montana Rail Link yard near the Scott Street overpass.
According to Police Public Information Officer Travis Welsh, an adult male was found deceased at the scene, "in an industrial accident involving a train...
A Hudson Line Metro North train that departed from Poughkeepsie, NY derailed in the Bronx at about 7:30 this morning before reaching its destination at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Multiple media sources report that 4 people have died and 63 others suffered injuries. NY Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed the press this morning and confirmed the deaths.
Sometime this past weekend, 21 year-old Nicolas Anthony Rivera of Missoula found himself on the railroad tracks directly across from the Rock Creek Lodge when a passing Montana Rail Link train struck and killed him. Public Information Officer for the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department Jason Johnson says dental records were used to identify Rivera’s body.