Man found dead in Fridley was struck by train, authorities say

The victim's body was found Sunday morning.
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A body found Sunday morning on the railroad tracks in Fridley has been identified as a 44-year-old man, who authorities believe was fatally struck by a train. 

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office said the victim, identified as Jason Andrew Embertson, was found dead on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad tracks around 9:42 a.m. near 79th Way. 

Investigators said that his injuries "are consistent with being struck by a train." Authorities noted that Embertson had "no permanent address." 

An investigation is ongoing. No further information is available. 

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