Man hit and killed by MAX train in Gresham

GRESHAM, Ore. — A man was struck and killed by a MAX train in Gresham late Monday night, the Gresham Police Department reported. Police said the ma...

November 29, 2022
11:10 PM

GRESHAM, Ore. — A man was struck and killed by a MAX train in Gresham late Monday night, the Gresham Police Department reported. Police said the man, who was 55 years old and from Gresham, "inadvertently" walked in front of a train that was traveling west around 11:30 p.m. in the area of East Burnside Street and Southeast 197th Avenue. "It appears the man did not realize that a train was coming when he crossed the tracks mid-block ... outside of the designated crossing areas," said John Rasmussen, a public information officer for Gresham police.

KGW Staff