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UPDATE: Palm Springs Man ID'd in Train Death

The Riverside County Coroner's office said Monday that it was a 52-year-old Palm Springs man who was hit by a train and killed this weekend.

UPDATE: Palm Springs Man ID'd in Train Death

A 52-year-old Palm Springs man was killed by a train this weekend, the Riverside County Coroner's office reported Monday.

Richard Poe was apparently walking on train tracks out in the Thermal area on Saturday afternoon, when he was struck by a train, according to coroner's reports.

Sheriff's deputies received a call at 3:44 p.m. Saturday and rushed to the area of Highway 111 and Avenue 66 where Union Pacific Railroad officials were investigating what happened, Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Mike Tapp said.

"Foul play is not suspected at this point in the investigation," Tapp said on Sunday.

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