First responders called to train fatality, victim named

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MUSCATINE, Iowa–On Aug. 21 at approximately 12:38 a.m. the Muscatine Police Department and Muscatine Fire Department responded to the area of Sampson Street and Grandview Avenue for a report of a pedestrian hit by a train. When officers and firefighters arrived, they located 41-year-old Josh Carpenter of Muscatine. Emergency responders declared Carpenter deceased at the scene.

Please contact Detective Casey Jensen at 563-263-9922 extension 614 if you have any information about this incident.

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